Tag: non-profit

Youth clean Kenyan market
Aug 28 2013

Youth make market in Kenya shine

CFCA in Kenya

CFCA youth group members in Kenya prepare to clean up the Kangemi market as part of a community service activity.

By Regina Mburu, CFCA communications liaison for Africa

The Kangemi market in Kenya is always a beehive of activity, with sellers chanting continuously to attract customers to buy their wares.

On this particular day, youth from CFCA had come to the market, this time not to buy anything but to clean it up, as the market is dirty and unkempt.

With brooms, rakes, trash bins and dust masks to cover their faces, young people from CFCA’s Maendeleo youth group got busy sweeping and collecting trash.
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Typhoon Marring flooding
Aug 24 2013

Philippine staffers brave floods to reach families

When disasters strike, CFCA field staffers reveal their true superhero identities. This week in the Philippines staff members waded through floodwaters to assist families at evacuation centers and visit homes to assess needs.

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Indvidual Sponsor Visit
Aug 12 2013

Longtime sponsor visits India to see youth who had brain surgery

A decade-long sponsor, Judith Ivey recently returned from a visit to India to see her sponsored youth Glory, who recently underwent brain surgery.

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The Philippines
Aug 8 2013

CFCA scholar embarks on a new chapter

The CFCA project in Legazpi, Philippines, recently sent us success stories from young adults who were sponsored through CFCA. Here’s one from Diana, who just graduated with her nursing degree after many challenges along the way. Congratulations, Diana!
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Sponsored family from Kibera slum
Jul 16 2013

Life in Kenya’s Kibera slum harsh

By Regina Mburu, CFCA communications liaison for Africa

Walking along narrow paths, jumping over open sewers and bearing the stench from piles of garbage all over the footpaths opens my eyes to a reality that most of us do not see.

The harsh reality of living in a slum.

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Sponsor a youth
Jul 10 2013

Indian teen receives chance for brighter future

CFCA sponsorship program

Pooja, left, studies at home with her teacher, Miss Valentina.

Pooja, a sponsored youth in India, studies her school subjects in the hopes of one day becoming a teacher.

Not so long ago, Pooja’s dreams did not seem attainable because of the obstacles created by her disability, but through CFCA sponsorship Pooja has overcome the challenges that stood before her.

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The Family CEO
Jul 1 2013

Blogger shares research on CFCA’s highly rated sponsorship program

sponsor a child through CFCA

Julie’s son, Grant, holds a letter from his sponsored friend, Orlando, in the Philippines.

We’re delighted to share a guest post from Julie Mayfield about her financial research on CFCA!

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Dan Pearson
Jun 26 2013

International programs director helps CFCA deliver results

Dan Pearson

CFCA International Programs Director Dan Pearson

CFCA International Programs Director Dan Pearson travels 80 to 90 days a year to evaluate the Hope for a Family sponsorship program in the countries where we work.

Dan describes the work he does at CFCA, and how important the sponsorship program is to the families we serve.

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The Philippines
Jun 12 2013

CFCA scholar: Education = ‘Steppingstone in reaching my dreams’

Gina, a sponsored child and CFCA scholar in the Philippines, has endured many obstacles throughout her life. But she didn’t let that stop her from pursuing her dream of being a teacher.

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Unbound sponsors
Jun 8 2013

Delivering Adanil’s dream

When you were younger, what did you want to be when you grew up? Adanil from the Philippines dreams of becoming a policeman, and the LeCompte family found a way to help him make his dreams to come true.

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