Tag: inspiration

Feb 8 2013

Sponsorship = ‘A blessing from God’ for CFCA sponsored youth

A recent CFCA awareness trip to Guatemala provided this precious opportunity for sponsors to hear from Mariana, an 18-year-old CFCA scholar who was sponsored as a child in 2000. Mariana

For me it was a great blessing to have been sponsored, because in my family we are 11 siblings. For my parents it has been a little bit hard to help every one of us move forward, and much more now that my dad is suffering from health problems, just like my mother.

My sister Selva has already graduated thanks to God and CFCA’s support. Seven of my siblings have already graduated, and only four remain to finish.

It has been a very nice experience to be in CFCA, because besides giving us food, shoes and clothing every month, we have had many activities.

I really liked the CFCA Christmas celebrations. The activities that take place are very nice, and I really like to participate in them.

The CFCA social workers who have helped me for the past 12 years have been very kind, as well as the entire CFCA staff; they have a unique way of caring for the people. Read more

Feb 7 2013

Your feedback means so much to CFCA

Pam Bernard at CFCABy Pam Bernard, CFCA printer pool attendant

Whenever sponsors decide to end their sponsorship, we mail them a letter, survey and card inviting them to stay in touch. This is an opportunity for them to tell us about their sponsorship experience.

I take this information and enter it into our database, except for any personal information they may share, keeping just the comments about their sponsorship.

It is really amazing, the gamut of comments and stories that come in from all over. Some are very emotional. Read more