OFF TO OZ

October 19, 2018

6 talented CCF students are off to Australia after winning a place to attend a Young Leaders Program at Trinity College in Melbourne The smile that spread across Kanha’s face said it all. All the hard work, effort and the nervous anticipation had paid off: she was going to Australia to visit the renowned Trinity…

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A TASTE OF HOME

October 5, 2018

This year, for the first time, youngsters in CCF’s residential care will spend the Pchum Ben holidays with a family at a caregivers’ home Little Sing, aged two, will be experiencing a proper home and life with a family for the first time this week. Sing and his baby sister, Kannitha, aged five months, will…

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CCF TOP NONPROFIT FOR 2018 – IT’S OFFICIAL!

A leading provider of charity and nonprofits user reviews selects CCF as one of the best for the year CCF has been named a “2018 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits for the fifth year running as the latest list is revealed. These are nonprofits which are rated highly by people who experience their work firsthand –…

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DAY OF THE GIRL

Everyday, girls face barriers to education caused by poverty and cultural norms. For International Day of the Girl, we talked to a family with three generations of women to see how access to education has improved When Granny Long Pov, 70, was a little girl, going to school was an unattainable dream. It was the…

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A DAY IN THE DIVINE COMMUNITY

October 4, 2018

Part 1: The Morning Nob Sameat has two children of her own but is a mother of seven. She, along with her own mother Samrith Samean, fosters five children in the Divine Community, one of CCF’s World Housing sites, next to the former landfill in Phnom Penh. In this photo story, she gives us a…

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HOMELESS WORLD CUP 2018: VUTHA TUM

September 21, 2018

In the last of our series, we introduce you to CCF footballer Vutha Tum who has been selected to represent Cambodia at the forthcoming Homeless World Cup 2018 in Mexico Most teenagers heading off to play in a football World Cup would be excited about the prospect of showing off their skills on a global…

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RECYCLING FOR CCF

September 13, 2018

Primary school students from Adelaide, Australia have raised an impressive $6,000 AU for CCF by trading in 10 cent containers. Their environmentally friendly fundraiser has connected them to CCF in more ways than one The Glenelg Primary School in Adelaide, Australia, may seem worlds apart from the CCF schools in Cambodia, but the two have…

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NOVEL IDEA

September 12, 2018

Mum Laura Pauley, 33, took her five-year-old daughter backpacking around Southeast Asia. Now she’s written a book about their adventures including a visit to CCF and we have exclusive excerpts Watching her previously shy daughter, Summer, growing in confidence as she interacted with some CCF students, Laura Pauley knew that everything had been worth it.…

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CITY2SURF

September 10, 2018

Adventurous Sydneysider, Averil Yeo, raised $1,143.18 for Cambodian Children’s Fund by racing in City2Surf – a 14 kilometer fun run from Sydney’s city centre to the famous Bondi Beach Born in Camperdown Sydney, a speedy 5 minutes after my twin sister Caitlin, I’ve spent most of my life living in the inner west, and I…

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ON A MISSION

September 7, 2018

Television news anchor Sandra Sully recently travelled from Sydney to visit CCF and meet her sponsor child Srey Nait for the first time. In the second part about her trip, Sandra talks about the experience and meeting her sponsor child for the first time Picking her way through piles of rubbish in one of the…

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HOMELESS WORLD CUP 2018: PHANNA PHORN

August 31, 2018

Meet Phanna Phorn. He’s our third CCF footballer chosen to represent Cambodia in the Homeless World Cup 2018 in Mexico It could be said that football has been Phanna Phorn’s saviour. That and CCF. Born into a poor family in a rural part of Cambodia, life’s path seemed set for him. But his mother’s decision…

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Hair Aid

August 29, 2018

CCF recently partnered with the Australian based charity, Hair Aid, to provide CCF community members with hair cutting training #changinglivesonehaircutatatime A team of professional hairdressers from Australia taught a five day crash course to 25 community members in Steung Meanchey. ​Five days, five cuts and dozens of happy customers. Five basic hair cuts were taught…

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