From the CFCA archives: Joe Bergkamp and his wife, Nery.
Sharing the table with those living in poverty brought love to Joe Bergkamp’s life and the adventure of a lifetime.
Sponsors can travel around the world, experience many cultures and make new friends … all through the pages of a letter! See how CFCA sponsors Steve and Jayne Taylor “met” their sponsored friend, Nathasha, through precious letters, even as they plan to meet her in person this October.
Elizabeth Alex, right, with her mother.
How did you learn about sponsorship? CFCA staff member Elizabeth Alex shares how she first learned about Claudia, her mother’s sponsored child.
Lucy Amollo, CFCA-Kisumu project coordinator.
Floodwaters are finally receding on the Nyando River in Western Kenya, and CFCA sponsored friends and their families are now safe to re-enter their homes to assess the damage. Thankfully, all emerged physically safe.
Wendy, 16, dreams of becoming a nurse someday in Guatemala. CFCA sponsorship has played a key role in enabling Wendy to go to school.
Many families living in poverty must face the difficult choice between keeping their children in school or taking them out early to work and help provide income for the household. Luis Cocon, CFCA communications liaison for Guatemala, visits one family who has put education first in their efforts to build a sustainable path out of poverty.
David Herbison meets with his sponsored friend Moreen in Uganda in this 2011 photo from the CFCA archives. Sponsorship benefits helped provide for treatment when Moreen had malaria.
Malaria affects the lives of CFCA sponsored friends around the world. Sponsorship can help provide medicine, mosquito nets and malaria prevention information in a supportive environment tailored to each family’s needs.
Frank Einsmann (center) at his church in Richmond, Va., working at his Sponsorship Sunday table.
From left: Jennifer Callon and Kathryn Nygaard outside their church in Houston, Texas.
CFCA celebrates National Volunteer Week by highlighting some interesting new ways to spread the word about CFCA. Whether it’s at a cocktail party or climbing one of the world’s greatest mountains, you can share CFCA just about anywhere!
Melissa Velazquez, a mission awareness trip coordinator for CFCA, talks about the support of education in Honduras by CFCA parents.