Tag: college

Nonprofit work
Jul 3 2013

Teens support CFCA scholars in Guatemala

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Education is a path out of poverty. Teenagers from Denver are helping make that path a little smoother for some of their peers in the CFCA Scholarship Program this week in Guatemala.

The teens from the United States worked alongside Milton, a CFCA scholar, to prepare soil for planting celery, lima beans and pumpkins during a unique CFCA awareness trip.

The teens ended the day with a feeling of satisfaction knowing they helped out a new friend, and they left with some cool souvenirs — gifts from Milton’s parents.

Click here for more information on how to sponsor a youth or support scholarships for students.

Unbound Awareness Trips
Jun 11 2013

Katie’s story: ‘The glorious melody of Estela’s laugh’

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Katie Lockee, a sophomore at Rockhurst University and a member of the Kappa Eta chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha, recently returned from a service visit to Guatemala. While she was there she had the opportunity to meet Estela, the girl her sorority sponsors through CFCA. Find out how a 6-year-old brunette with chocolate brown eyes melted her heart and changed her life.

Read more

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.

Read more

Unbound staff member
May 1 2013

From CFCA scholars to CFCA staffers

When CFCA scholars graduate from the program, what happens next? For many former scholarship students, their new career may be right where they started. Read the personal success stories of Bismark and Mayela in Nicaragua.

Read more