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.
Farming is a way of life for many of the 84,000 people CFCA serves in San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala.
And by the end of June the tomatoes are ready to be picked. Continue reading
CFCA International Programs Director Dan Pearson travels 80 to 90 days a year to evaluate the Hope for a Family sponsorship program in the countries where we work.
Dan describes the work he does at CFCA, and how important the sponsorship program is to the families we serve.