Category Archives: Colombia

Fuchi
Aug 27 2013

Games children play in Colombia

Summer is a great time to go outside and just have fun! Children around the world have shared some of their favorite games with us, and today we bring you games from Colombia!

Learn how to play a Colombian version of hacky sack, a coin toss game, and more — Colombia style!

Sponsored mother
Aug 22 2013

The inspiring life of Graciela

CFCA in Colombia

Graciela welcomes us to her humble home.


Graciela, her husband and their two girls live on top of a mountain in the beautiful countryside of Cali, Colombia.

It is quiet and peaceful in the rural area where they live.

Graciela’s two daughters, Viviana and Gloria, are sponsored through CFCA.
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Hard rains in Cali, Colombia
Jul 22 2013

CFCA families help others after destructive storm

CFCA in Cali, Colombia

CFCA staffers and families of sponsored children assess damage after the storm.

Harrison Garcia, CFCA communications liaison in Colombia, was covering a story in Cali, Colombia, when a storm packing heavy rains and high winds passed over the community.

Mothers, CFCA staffers and others in the community stepped up to help clean and repair the damage to several homes of sponsored children.


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Sponsor an elder
Jun 28 2013

Golden girls in Colombia find friendship in handbags

CFCA sponsored aging friends in Colombia.

Luz and Filonila, two sponsored aging friends in Cali, Colombia.

For Filonila and Luz, two sponsored aging friends in Colombia, sponsorship brought them more than benefits, it brought them companionship and purpose.


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Scholarship students
Jun 18 2013

Scholars in Colombia get green thumbs

CFCA scholars in Colombia

Eat your veggies! CFCA scholars in Cali, Colombia, decided to grow a vegetable garden to make an impact in their community.

Read more about how they got started

Jun 14 2013

Colombia awareness trip: ‘Ready to fly in freedom and hope’

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“Bob’s notes” are reports from CFCA President Bob Hentzen, who regularly accompanies awareness trip participants. You can see Bob’s full update on his Facebook page.
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Unbound fathers
Jun 10 2013

Top 10 stories about fathers in the Hope for a Family program

An ERPAT fathers group in the Philippines

And now, for your enjoyment, our top 10 stories about fathers! In no particular order.


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Unbound scholar
Jun 7 2013

CFCA scholar in Colombia tutors to give back

CFCA scholar in Colombia

From left: CFCA scholar, Yilber, helps sponsored children Daniela and Naye with their homework.

Yilber, a CFCA scholar in Colombia, helps tutor sponsored children as part of his service for the scholarship program. Harry Garcia, our communications liaison in Colombia, interviewed Yilber, who explained why education is so important to him and to others in his community.


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Unbound mother
May 20 2013

Colombian mother surfs her way to success

CFCA in Colombia

Aura and her son Alexander, who is sponsored through the Hope for a Family program.

What do you get when you cross CFCA, a computer and a mother willing and ready to make a difference for her and her family?

Read more to find out!

Orchids
May 16 2013

Harry’s trip experiences from Cali, Colombia

CFCA sponsored child in Cali, Colombia

Harry gets help with a photo shoot from Juan, a sponsored child in Cali.

Harrison Garcia, CFCA communications center liaison for Colombia, recently returned from a visit to the city of Cali, Colombia. Read his personal experience of visiting sponsored friends and the beautiful friendships he made.


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