A donor gift has a profound impact on a teen’s life
Watch Fernanda explain how her sponsor has helped improve her health
By Brianne Binelli, online content manager, Canada
Fernanda was diagnosed with lupus at the age of 15. She struggled with swollen joints, rashes, hair loss, fever and fatigue until special gifts from her sponsor gave her a better outlook.
“I did not attend school for five months,” explains Fernanda, now 17. “Some days I couldn’t lift a glass of water because of the pain.”
Watch to see the difference Fernanda’s sponsor has made by providing her family with the means to pay for medicine.
About Christian Children’s Fund of Canada:
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) is a child-centred international development organization and a member of ChildFund Alliance. For nearly 60 years, CCFC has worked with children, communities, donors and other partners — changing lives through improved health, education and clean water. CCFC works in 12 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, to support more than 700,000 children, youth and community members.