The CFCA project in Legazpi, Philippines, recently sent us success stories from young adults who were sponsored through CFCA. Here’s one from Lea, who is hoping to graduate from college with a bachelor’s degree in biology.
This is the saying that I will never forget. Because I knew and have proved that this saying is very true.
And did you know who taught me that? My sponsor.
Yes! I am one of the sponsored members of Christian Foundation for Children and Aging.
This foundation is the root of who I am now, and what I will be in the future.
Before I became a member of CFCA at the age of 8, I belonged to a poor family. I always heard my father and mother talk about money.
Because I am the oldest daughter in the family, I experienced many difficulties in life. Sometimes, I needed to give what I had to my youngest sister and brothers, even though in the end I am the one will have nothing.
Our home was very far from the town. It was very hard to walk half a mile to school every day, and when it rained, the road became so muddy.
I cannot help laughing when I remember that I always fell down, and I went home with a muddy bath! Read more