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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Kite flying over Steung Meanchey

February 6, 2017

One of those mornings we will never forget. Just 8 years ago, the Steung Meanchey landfill was a place of human misery. In 2017, the same children who would once have toiled away collecting garbage instead come here and turn it into kites for a competition. Join Scott and the kids in this video, see…

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Sophy: The moralities of Cambodian teens

January 13, 2017

We write so often about how amazing our CCF students are, and you might think “well, of course they would say that”. Well, if you want unmistakeable evidence, here it is – one of our students giving a brilliant TED talk in English on the topic of teenage morality, in front of a packed room. Impressed?…

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A New Year’s challenge for you

January 9, 2017

“I wish I had more money so I could help”. This is something that we hear often from our supporters. Donating money is a powerful way to support causes you believe in, but you don’t need wealth to make an impact. Wherever you are in the world there are people in need – it doesn’t cost money…

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