UWC Teacher Training Workshops


CCF would like to say a big thank you to our friends from UWC South East Asia who recently hosted a series of teacher training workshops at CCF. Over the past three years, UWC has been an amazing partner organisation, with UWC staff provide engaging teacher training workshops two to three times a year. These workshops…

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Art in a Box visits CCF


Visiting artist and author Valentina and her Art in a Box team conducted a very special art class for students at CCF last week. The students learned how to paint Cambodian animals out of basic shapes, create a background and add details to make their paintings more realistic. For most of these students, it was…

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A Safe Learning Space at CCF


In Steung Meanchey, CCF students struggle to find a safe and quiet place to study after school. We are so happy to announce the opening of a Safe Learning Space right in the heart of the former garbage dump community at one of our Satellite schools. As students reach Grades 11 and 12, access to…

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CCF White House officially opens


The ‘White House’ – a brand new CCF facility opened yesterday – is a place where our youngest CCF boys can grow into confident young leaders and reach their full potential. As well as providing English classes, the White House encourages older CCF students to mentor the young boys and teach them important life skills.…

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The NCA: A World-Standard Education Facility for Impoverished Children


Cambodian Children’s Fund and Velcro Companies have revealed plans for a landmark education facility in the heart of Phnom Penh’s former garbage dump community.  The Neeson-Cripps Academy (NCA) will provide impoverished Cambodian children with high quality education opportunities through enhanced learning spaces, access to the latest digital technologies, teacher training, a focus on STEM education…

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Financial Freedom


Each year Cecelia Beirne, a long-term CCF volunteer with a background in structured finance and math education, leaves New York and heads to Cambodia to teach 8 week long financial education courses. The classes are usually taught to older CCF students who are studying at university or undertaking vocational training. A graduate from a previous…

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Students Reflect on Trip to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Several of our older students went on an incredible trip to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to meet with students, attend lectures and immerse themselves in a new culture. During the week-long experience, students shadowed their Hong Kong colleagues and got a close look at HKUST. Here’s what our students had to…

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Teacher Srey Leakhena Brings Technology to the Classroom


CCF aims to provide the best education possible, and we couldn’t do it without our teachers. That’s why every month we honor their hard work by naming a “teacher of the month.” The award is determined by senior members of the education team, while also taking into account nominations from facility managers and staff. Congralations…

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New Community School Opens Near Old Dump


Press Release Sept. 17, 2014 – Cambodian Children’s Fund today opened a new community-based education facility in Phum Russey, one of Phnom Penh’s most impoverished areas, at a ceremony attended by dignitaries and students. The community school provides nearly 200 children in the area with a diverse, quality education. The school, named The Rice Academy,…

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5 years later: where are they now?


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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