Sponsors on a recent Awareness Trip admire the wares created by Ugandan mothers.
Sponsor on a recent awareness trip to Uganda were treated to an exhibition of skills by the Ugandan mothers. The mothers have joined together to learn new skills and develop livelihood programs to become more self-sufficient.
Eighty-year-old Joseph celebrates 50 years since Kenya gained its independence.
By Regina Mburu, CFCA communications liaison for Africa
As Kenya marks 50 years since independence, the country and Kenyans are in jubilation as we celebrate the 12th of December, Jamhuri Day. It is the day Kenya attained its independence as a republic.
Eighty-year-old Joseph, sponsored in the CFCA aging program, is proud of Kenya and remembers the journey toward independence.
Newton, 23, Kenya
Newton is the final artist featured from our 2013 Christmas Cards. He is a student in Kenya and is working hard to achieve his goals.
Esther, mother of a sponsored child in Kenya, “wears” her 15-month-old son, Alex.
“Babywearing” is the practice of carrying your baby with a sling, wrap or pouch. While it’s a popular trend in the Western world, it’s been practiced in developing countries for generations.
Pousse pousse toys made by parents of sponsored children Raharimalala and her husband, Ramanjanahary, in Madagascar.
A rural village, west of Antsirabe, Madagascar.
Join us as we celebrate Geography Awareness Week with National Geographic and friends. This year’s theme “focuses on how geography enables us all to be intrepid explorers in our own way.”
Today we take a closer look at Madagascar, one of the countries in Africa where we work.
Aurelia sells her vegetables at the marketplace.
The money Aurelia receives from selling her vegetables is the family’s only source of income.
Imagine having such an insecure, ramshackle house that you dread the thought of anyone visiting you.
For one family in Tanzania, this was part of their daily life.
Aurelia and her three children, two of whom are sponsored through CFCA, used to live in a home made from iron sheets.