CFCA serves more than 18,000 sponsored children and elderly in Honduras.A CFCA mothers group there,the Faith and Hope mothers group,sells homemade hamburgers to those in their community. They made such amazing hamburgers that we had to get the recipe and share it with you, along with a special sauce they make to go with the burgers. Here is part one of the recipe!
Hamburgers and special sauce from Honduras … mmm!
The mothers make and sell these hamburgers, and their recipe makes 40 burgers! You may want to adjust the recipe based on how many hamburgers you plan to serve.Get the recipe!
Celina is a mother to two sponsored children in Colombia, and for her, empanadas are her livelihood. She took out a loan through her mothers group to start a business selling empanadas and coffee. (CFCA serves more than 22,000 sponsored children and elderly in Colombia.)
CFCA serves more than 22,000 sponsored children and elderly in Colombia. Many sponsored children in Bogota like to eat “ajiaco bogotano” soup with their families on special occasions such as Christmas, Easter or a birthday lunch.
Martha, member and leader of a CFCA mothers group in Bogota, Colombia, teaches us how to prepare “ajiaco bogotano,” a delicious and traditional chicken and potato soup. This soup can also be served with rice and a slice of delicious avocado! Read more and see pictures of this dish!
CFCA serves more than 10,000 sponsored children and elderly in Nicaragua. Our staff members there sent us this tasty recipe for “indio viejo,” or a corn-based, slow-cooked stew!
The Nicaraguan people are experts at making a variety of food dishes based on corn. This is a culture inherited from their ancestors.
In rural communities, corn-based meals are consumed daily. One of them is indio viejo, which is usually served as the main dish with rice, fried plantain and coleslaw salad. Sometimes, however, it is served as a secondary dish.
A glass of delicious passion fruit juice from Uganda!
CFCA serves more than 2,600 sponsored children and elderly in Uganda. This recipe comes from a group of mothers of sponsored children. The mothers grow passion fruit as part of a CFCA livelihood program. Not only does it make money to support their families, but it also gives them a way to actively engage in their community.
The number of passion fruits for the recipe depends on how much juice you want to make. One glass of juice requires three passion fruits. If you are making four glasses of juice, for example, you can use 12 passion fruits. See the full recipe
Porotos con riendas, or white beans with spaghetti - a CFCA recipe from Chile!
CFCA serves more than 4,000 sponsored children and elderly in Chile. Our staff members in Valparaiso sent us this recipe for porotos con riendas, or white beans with spaghetti.
The poroto (white bean) dates back to the migrants who came to South America, crossing the Bering Strait, who brought the seed, planting it mostly in Mexico and Peru. This has been one of the greatest sources of protein for the Latin American people. Varieties include black, white, yellow, etc.