Tag: international

Ask Sponsor Services
Jan 27 2014

How can I sponsor someone who is in the greatest need of help?

Ask sponsor services

Q. I want to sponsor someone who needs help the most. How do you determine who among the children and elderly on your waiting list has the greatest need for sponsorship?

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Jan 3 2014

Unbound has always been part of who we are

By Scott Wasserman, president and chief executive officer

The start of the new year marked an important milestone in our organization’s history as we began a new chapter as Unbound.

I feel blessed to be part of it.
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Games children play- India
Nov 11 2013

Games children play in India

Games of Carom and Kabaddi, oh my! Check out these two games children play in India, and join in the fun!

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Oct 29 2013

Meet the artists of CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards: Mexico

Leonardo, 14, Mexico

Leonardo, 14, Mexico

Leonardo and Nestor are from Mexico and are two of our CFCA 2013 Christmas card artists. Learn more about what inspired their card designs and about their lives here!

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Unbound Awareness Trips
Oct 28 2013

5 factors to consider when choosing your sponsored friend

In El Salvador, CFCA sponsor, Mike Madama, prepares to give his sponsored friend Karla a big hug.

In El Salvador, CFCA sponsor, Mike Madama, prepares to give his sponsored friend Karla a big hug.

Behind every sponsorship is a story — how you found your sponsored friend, why you sponsored and your ongoing relationship as you both learn more about each other’s lives and dreams.

Sometimes, though, people aren’t sure where to start. Should they sponsor a boy or girl? Child, youth or aging person?

And in which country?

Here are a few factors that can help when choosing your sponsored friend:

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Members of the Maasai tribe in Kenya
Oct 24 2013

{Pretty, happy, funny, real} in Africa

~ Capturing the context of contentment in everyday life ~

Every Thursday the Like Mother, Like Daughter blog invites bloggers to post four pictures – pretty, happy, funny and real – and give a little context for each picture.

So here’s {phfr} in Africa on the CFCA blog.

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Oct 22 2013

How to overcome language barriers between you and your sponsored friend


By Shanxi Omoniyi, CFCA correspondent

A letter from my sponsored friend always makes for one of the best moments of my day.

I love to sit somewhere quiet, pore over the words from another country, and think about the time and effort it took for that paper to wind its way from a remote location in Kenya to my mailbox.

Sometimes, though, the letters raise more questions.
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Oct 21 2013

Meet the artists of CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards: El Salvador

Nery, 8, El Salvador

Nery, 8, El Salvador

Several sponsored children from around the world provided artwork for CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards. Meet Nery and Luis from El Salvador, two of our artists.

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Paco Wertin
Oct 18 2013

Continuing the work

Francis "Paco" Wertin, CFCA CEO

Francis “Paco” Wertin, CFCA CEO

With the passing of founder Bob Hentzen, we have had many asking if we will be stopping our work in the field. We are dedicated to continuing what Bob and our other founders started. Please read this message from us, provided in English and Spanish, to learn more.

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Traditional Bolivian dancers
Sep 27 2013

Field Notes—Bolivia: A dance of thanks

Traditional Bolivian dancing.

Sponsored youth in Bolivia share their thanks through traditional Bolivian dances.

Stacy King, CFCA awareness trip coordinator, helps plan and arrange awareness trips in cooperation with our field staffs around the world.

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