From left, Amos, CFCA youth program coordinator in Nairobi with Dave Heaton, CFCA director of operation in Kansas City. Dave visited Kenya on a CFCA awareness trip in 2013.
Have you ever wondered what happens on a CFCA awareness trip? Watch this field notes video to see how Dave Heaton, director of sponsorship operations at CFCA headquarters in Kansas City was welcomed into Kenya.
Jose Rodriguez, CFCA’s project director for South America, talks about his recent visit to Bolivia where he witnessed the work being done by two CFCA scholarship students, Juan and Jhaneth. The students are helping to give back to their own communities by working with families to build greenhouses and teaching local mothers to read.
When Lilliana Seskis, Sponsor Services phone team manager, went on a mission awareness trip, she was in the midst of the very beautiful Costa Rican countryside. But it wasn’t the scenery that impressed her the most about her trip, it was witnessing the dedication of the Costa Rica staff members. Through their hard work and endless support, they have become a second family to sponsored members.
During the mission awareness trip to Colombia, Adrian Velazquez, manager of parish outreach, saw how art and dance play an essential role in the development of the children. These creative outlets are helping the children grow in many positive ways, making this a benefit that goes beyond the basic necessities of food, clothing and shelter.