Spotlight on… Sophal, family man

May 12, 2016

To celebrate May 15th – International Family Day – CCF is kicking off ‘Spotlight’, a new monthly series where we focus on the remarkable individuals who make our work possible, whether staff members, community leaders or volunteers. For our debut, we want to introduce you to someone very special. After spending years scavenging and struggling to…

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Transformation Tuesdays

May 3, 2016

Every day at CCF we see children who once faced bleak futures flourishing through our support and their own hard work. It’s why we do what we do. We want the world to hear these extraordinary tales and who better to tell them than the students themselves? Welcome to our new regular feature: Transformation Tuesdays.…

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Safe Havens For The Vulnerable Children Of Scavengers

April 29, 2016

The notorious garbage dump of Steung Meanchey might have gone, but life here remains hard, and this community remains the main entry point for the poorest Cambodians moving to Phnom Penh from the countryside. Desperately looking for jobs but lacking skills, they often resort to scavenging, a hard life which leaves many children vulnerable. Scavenging means leaving…

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Stories of the Month: Day Care Drop In, Women’s Day and Education Update

April 5, 2016

Welcome back to our roundup of what’s been happening at CCF over the past month. In this edition: New Daycare Drop In Centre Now Open Child Protection Unit Arrests International Criminal International Women’s Day Celebrations Happy Birthday Scott Education News – Think Global, Make Local Volunteer snapshot: Meet Mike New Daycare Drop In Centre Now…

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A Proud Parent: Meet Sokmeas

April 1, 2016

We all need something to feel proud of. For some of us that might mean pride in our education, our big careers, or our beautiful homes. But what if you don’t have these? That’s when children can become even more important, a source of self respect and hope which can keep a whole family going…

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