‘Leadership Skills for Vulnerable Youth’, Khmer Times

October 2, 2015

Click here to read the full article. PHNOM PENH (Khmer Times) – Children from the garbage dump in Phnom Penh are improving their leadership skills by studying at a program courtesy of the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF). At Sisowath High school last Thursday, CCF, a foundation working to help improve the situation of poor children…

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Child Protection Unit: ‘Life sentence in child murder’, Phnom Penh Post,

September 29, 2015

Click here to read the full report Koh Kong provincial court yesterday handed a life sentence to a man who murdered a toddler in April, with investigators saying the killing was an act of revenge following a disagreement with one of the child’s parents. According to Child Protection Unit (CPU) director James McCabe, Le Yangsoeung,…

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The Neeson Cripps Academy Breaks Ground

September 21, 2015

  Velcro Companies and Cambodian Children’s Fund have broken ground on the Neeson Cripps Academy, an ambitious project that will provide STEM (science, technology, mathematics and engineering) education to thousands of disadvantaged Cambodian students. When it is completed the Neeson Cripps Academy (NCA) will provide impoverished Cambodian children with high quality education opportunities through enhanced learning spaces, access to the latest…

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Guest Post: Hope and a School Rise in Cambodia

The following is a guest post by Fraser Cameron – the President and CEO of Velcro Companies – about the Neeson Cripps Academy, a landmark education facility gifted by Velcro Companies to CCF and the children of Steung Meanchey. As I look out over the tract of flat, reddish-brown field, it’s hard to imagine that just a…

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