1500 Reasons We Invest In Families

February 18, 2015

When Cambodian Children’s Fund opened the doors of our first facility a decade ago, we hoped to provide 45 children from the Steung Meanchey garbage dump with education, shelter and nourishment. A decade later we are educating thousands of students, operating 6 community schools in the heart of impoverished areas, and providing the support needed…

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Tony Hawk Meets His CCF Sponsor Child

December 1, 2014

Seven years ago, Srey Pich was toiling in the garbage dump earning a couple dollars a day. After being found by Cambodian Children’s Fund, the 17 year old is now on her way to graduation after missing years of schooling. The difference in her life is incredible, and part of that improvement can be attributed…

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5 years later: where are they now?

August 11, 2014

Child, Family, Community: A Long-term Commitment Measuring success is challenging when the primary mission is childcare. Some aspects are quantifiable, such as academic achievements, weight gain and BMI’s and the rate of illnesses; others are subjective – self-esteem, social skills, a general sense of happiness and that light in the eyes of a safe, confident…

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CCF Welcomes 2000th Child

July 10, 2014

Please welcome Kanika to CCF. She is the 2000th child to join CCF and now part of a large family that spans from a one month old in our nursery to a student in year two of university. Kanika has a rare joy about her, as do most CCF children. Visitors are most often surprised by…

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An Evening in Steung Meanchey

March 3, 2014

This story was written by Ros, a supporter of CCF from Australia who visited earlier this year. After sponsoring our three children for over a year, in February this year the exciting moment arrived when I was able to visit CCF for the first time, together with my daughter Emma and her partner Anthony. A…

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Tony Hawk Visits His CCF Sponsor Child

December 12, 2013

Seven years ago, Srey was toiling in the garbage dump earning a couple dollars a day. After being found by Cambodian Children’s Fund, the 17 year old is now on her way to graduation after missing years of schooling. The difference in her life is incredible, and part of that improvement can be attributed to…

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A New Life: Channary’s Story

October 6, 2013

This is Channary’s story (name changed) told with the help of a translator. Channary with her adoptive mother. My name is Channary and I am seven years old. I was born in the Kratie province. I don’t know if I have siblings or not because my parents give me up in the middle of the…

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A Sponsor Reflects on a Life-Changing Visit

October 2, 2013

This post was written by Tami, a sponsor of a Cambodian Children’s Fund student who visited Cambodia. At the end of this summer of 2013 I visited my sponsored daughter Srey Noun. I have struggled writing about my experience because the journey changed my life and it is hard to express in words how much…

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Happy Khmer New Year: Home for the Holidays

April 8, 2013

It’s early morning at the Cambodian Children’s Fund facilities and there’s a flurry of activity. Normally students are preparing for class, eating breakfast or playing with their classmates. This time it’s something different. Pickup trucks are full of rice. The vans are full of eager children. It’s the Khmer New Year and more than 1,500…

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Let them eat cake: CCF meets the Big Birthday Challenge

December 16, 2010

Birthdays matter. If there are only a few in your family, keeping track of them can be relatively easy. If you’ve got a big family, remembering them all and ensuring that they are all celebrated properly can be a bit of a headache. If you’re family is huge, like CCF’s, arranging birthday fun on a…

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Sponsor Wayne Keeton gives CCF6 kids a special space

July 5, 2009

Victor Hugo once said that; “To learn to read is to light a fire, every syllable that is spelt out is a spark.” If that is true, the sparks are now flying at CCF6 thanks to the generosity of Wayne Keeton, sponsor of Long Chan Dorn at CCF6. She and her friends now relax and…

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