Monday, January 9, 2012

CFCA Sponsorship Update

Last month we shared a post about an organization called CFCA (Christian Foundation for Children and Aging) and our several years of sponsorship of a little boy, called Rony, in El Salvador.  Long story short: Rony's parents determined that he didn't need sponsorship help any longer and so they stepped out of the program.  I'm still so touched by that.  I would guess that they could have gone on receiving the sponsorship for a little "extra help", but they were honest and stepped away when they felt they could.

Anyway, we firmly believe in the good work of CFCA's sponsorship program, so we chose to be paired with a new "friend".  Our first letter from Sharon - a 9 year old girl in Uganda - came yesterday.  So exciting!  Our oldest daughter is 11, so she already feels a connection and sees Sharon as a new pen-pal.  A return letter has been written already and should get into the mail today.  We're looking forward to our relationship with Sharon.  Her letter tells us that she hopes to be a nurse someday and that she is thankful for our help to pursue that goal.

CFCA's Hope for a Family sponsorship program is making a real difference in the world - one person at a time.  The website is

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