Richard, a former sponsored youth in the Philippines, endured many obstacles throughout his life. But he didn’t let that stop him from pursuing his dream of being a teacher.
Education is a path out of poverty. Teenagers from Denver are helping make that path a little smoother for some of their peers in the CFCA Scholarship Program this week in Guatemala.
The teens from the United States worked alongside Milton, a CFCA scholar, to prepare soil for planting celery, lima beans and pumpkins during a unique CFCA awareness trip.
The teens ended the day with a feeling of satisfaction knowing they helped out a new friend, and they left with some cool souvenirs — gifts from Milton’s parents.
Katie Lockee, a sophomore at Rockhurst University and a member of the Kappa Eta chapter of Zeta Tau Alpha, recently returned from a service visit to Guatemala. While she was there she had the opportunity to meet Estela, the girl her sorority sponsors through CFCA. Find out how a 6-year-old brunette with chocolate brown eyes melted her heart and changed her life.