Fostering a better future

July 30, 2017

“There are eight people in our family including my mother and six kids. Two of the kids are my own, and my mother and I foster four extra. We live in two World Housing homes beside each other because there are so many of us. “Before we came to CCF things were very hard. We didn’t have…

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The Dalai Lama reacts to his birthday video

July 26, 2017

When Scott Neeson met His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2015, we had a special gift in store. Now, two years later, many of you have seen the birthday video that we presented. But today, we have a special unreleased clip to share – here is the Dalai Lama watching his video for the first…

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A visit from Westec Media Limited

June 28, 2017

It felt like we had stumbled into a scene from the latest Despicable Me movie this morning. Our friends from Westec Media Limited (WML) visited to present us with a generous donation, and they also brought 700 Minions t-shirts for our CCF kids! As you can see from this short video, the kids LOVED their…

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Charity’s small changes making a big difference

June 16, 2017

This article originally appeared on the Expat Living website. Two years ago, 24 year-old Ang Srey Mom of the Cambodian Children’s Fund stood up at the BBC 100 Women’s Conference – an annual event in London to showcase inspirational, global women – to speak about gender inequality and domestic violence. It’s a daunting gig for…

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Celebrating International Children’s Day on the big screen

June 13, 2017

Celebrating International Children’s Day on the big screen. Over 550 of our CCF kids watched the Hollywood hit “Sing”. But this was no ordinary screening. Thanks to Universal, Legend Cinemas, Michael Chai and friend and producer, Chris Meledandri the film was in the Khmer language! Experience the excitement yourself in the video below.  

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Cambodia’s Hollywood Dad

April 8, 2017

Scott Neeson was President at 20th Century Fox International and was bent on continuing his career with Sony Pictures. But a trip to Cambodia and what he saw on the Steung Meanchey garbage dump turned his life upside down. A film crew from RT visited us recently and immersed themselves in the CCF community. The…

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The Divine Community: now open!

Thanks to World Housing and the Divine family of Canada, the Steung Meanchey area has once again been transformed. Scott Wilkins – Managing Director of World Housing – addressed a buzzing crowd of CCF families, staff and visitors at the official opening of The Divine Community on March 30th. “Being in the community yesterday, there was a real sense of…

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A cinematic Jailbreak from reality in Steung Meanchey

March 27, 2017

This article originally appeared on the Barco website. How cinema brings dreams back to the former dump site In Steung Meanchey, the 100-acre former waste dump in southern Phnom Penh (Cambodia), poor families still scavenge to build a life amid the rubble. Despite the desperation, there is a glimmer of hope: the Cambodian Children’s Fund…

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An Inspiring Visit to the Cambodian Children’s Fund

February 22, 2017

This blog was originally posted on The Art of Wonderlust website. LIFE ON THE TRASH HEAP You wake to the sound of the rooster crowing—it’s 5 AM. As the sun peaks over the hill you pull on your shorts and the only shirt you own – the one with the big hole under the armpit.…

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