A child in India plays Carom.
A crowd gathers to watch a game of Carom.
On a 2012 awareness trip to India, staffers, sponsors and CFCA scholars enjoy a spirited game of Kabaddi.
Games of Carom and Kabaddi, oh my! Check out these two games children play in India, and join in the fun!
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.
Antoni, 12, Colombia
Antoni and William are two of the selected artists featured on CFCA’s 2013 Christmas cards. Click here to learn more about them!
Sarah Jayne, a CFCA Scholar in the Philippines.
The CFCA project in Legazpi, Philippines, recently sent us success stories from young adults who were sponsored through CFCA.
Here’s one from Sarah Jayne, who is in her final year of college studying secondary education. Congratulations, Sarah Jayne!
In El Salvador, CFCA sponsor, Mike Madama, prepares to give his sponsored friend Karla a big hug.
Behind every sponsorship is a story — how you found your sponsored friend, why you sponsored and your ongoing relationship as you both learn more about each other’s lives and dreams.
Sometimes, though, people aren’t sure where to start. Should they sponsor a boy or girl? Child, youth or aging person?
And in which country?
Here are a few factors that can help when choosing your sponsored friend:
“A wonderful celebration of a life well lived.” —Tim Deveney, sponsor and former CFCA staff member.
By Jordan Kimbrell, CFCA Writer/Editor
The last two weeks I have looked at many photos from around the world as the CFCA family gathered together in their communities to remember Bob Hentzen. From his funeral in Guatemala to the memorial gatherings in India, the impact Bob created in the world is clear.
Yesterday in Kansas City, we celebrated Bob’s life.
Francis “Paco” Wertin, CFCA CEO
With the passing of founder Bob Hentzen, we have had many asking if we will be stopping our work in the field. We are dedicated to continuing what Bob and our other founders started. Please read this message from us, provided in English and Spanish, to learn more.