By Kasey, who sponsors Amelia through CFCA
Amelia, left, and Kasey, right.
I heard about CFCA through an online search.
I knew I wanted to sponsor through a reputable program, and after extensive research and finding that CFCA’s values lined up with my own beliefs, I knew I had found the right place.
I searched the profiles and determined that a woman named Fabiana needed my help most.
Her story resonated with me. For $30 a month, I could help this elderly widow off of her straw bed on the ground and change her whole life.
When I got her first letter, I cried. I read it over and over and then wrote back saying that, although she thought I was a blessing to her life, she was also a blessing in mine.
The gratitude I felt through her handwritten words spoke to my heart.
I carried them close until about a year later when she passed away. I mourned her passing but rejoiced in knowing that I brought her great comfort in that past year.
CFCA then found me Amelia, and although from a different continent and telling a different tale, I was written into her story. Read more