The Value of Letter Writing

Chris and Sarah Nicholson are missionaries living in Kisumu, Kenya.  They serve the children sponsored by CRF at Ring Road Orphan’s Day School.  Sarah recently wrote about the value of writing letters to your sponsored child.  We wanted to share her thoughts with you! Have you written your child lately?

Photos in a Briefcase – Milton Jones

The first child in poverty that I ever helped was in Haiti. It wasn’t through CRF but through a man who sat on an airplane. Before boarding my flight, I noticed a rather unusual man in the airport. He looked afraid to fly, fidgety, and the kind of guy who might enter all of my personal space on the flight. I hate to admit it, but I was hoping that he wouldn’t sit beside me. Of course, he did. I didn’t know where he was from but knew it wasn’t the U.S. He just couldn’t speak English very well. His name was Bethonne. When I didn’t understand what he was talking about, he opened up his briefcase and sat it… Read more »