Category Archives: India

Sponsor a youth
Jul 10 2013

Indian teen receives chance for brighter future

CFCA sponsorship program

Pooja, left, studies at home with her teacher, Miss Valentina.

Pooja, a sponsored youth in India, studies her school subjects in the hopes of one day becoming a teacher.

Not so long ago, Pooja’s dreams did not seem attainable because of the obstacles created by her disability, but through CFCA sponsorship Pooja has overcome the challenges that stood before her.


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Santal tribe, India
Jun 13 2013

Preserving the culture: CFCA’s work with indigenous communities, part 1


Do you know your roots?

The spring/summer issue of CFCA’s magazine, “Sacred Ground,” features our work with indigenous communities all over the world.

Read more interesting facts about these communities and how their cultures contribute to their self-identity.


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Unbound scholar
May 23 2013

Sponsored youth in India becomes first-generation college student

Family in India

Bernard, third from left, with his family in front of their home. Bernard is a first-generation college student among his family and those in his village.

Being a first-generation college student within your family is definitely worthy of applause. But being a first-generation college student in your family and your entire village deserves a standing ovation.

Read Bernard’s story of success

Unbound mothers
May 15 2013

Family in India starts small hotel with mothers group loans

Happy International Day of Families! Today, we celebrate families around the world and their successes. Read about Jyothi in India and how her family now runs a successful hotel in their village.


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