HOME GROWN

May 29, 2018

University student Hor Kimhour has been a volunteer with CCF for more than a year, giving his time to help young kids and his country, creating the future leaders of Cambodia I started volunteering at CCF in February last year and I plan to volunteer at CCF until I graduate from my Bachelor Degree. Before…

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EXTRA TIME

May 25, 2018

CCF and Happy Football Cambodia Australia score a hatrick signing further partnership It’s teamwork all the way for CCF and Happy Football Cambodia Australia (HFCA) after we agreed to extend our partnership for the third time. CCF Founder and Executive Director, Scott Neeson, and Paraic Grogan, Founder and Chief Executive of HFCA, sat side-by-side to…

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BEING MUM

May 13, 2018

When Phalla’s mother died five years ago, she had to step into her shoes and become ‘mum’ to her five siblings Dashing back home, Phalla starts preparing dinner for her five hungry siblings, the youngest of whom have just finished school and are asking for food. After washing the rice under an outdoor running tap…

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MAKING A SONG AND DANCE

May 8, 2018

Our grannies and mums and dads are trying their hand at classical Khmer dance and music lessons At 7.30am on a Sunday morning, the library at CCF’s Divine Community is unusually busy. There’s a ripple of excitement in the air and a bustle in the room. Seated on the floor next to a large bookcase…

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A CUT ABOVE THE REST

April 26, 2018

CCF granny Thim Theang, 73, proves age is no barrier with her own hair salon in our Divine Community A queue is forming at the hair salon in Divine Community. They are all waiting to see the resident hairdresser, Thim Theang, who at the age of 73, is still plying her trade after almost 50…

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DOUBLE ACT

April 24, 2018

Mike & Hilary Griffiths, from the UK, are returning volunteers who have been involved with CCF since 2016. Hilary gives an insight into the volunteer experience and why they keep coming back We are a retired couple from the UK and we’ve been working with CCF since February 2016. Mike is an accountant who spent…

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TOP OF THE CLASS

April 4, 2018

Awards for best students in first semester at Neeson Cripps Academy It was the end of the first term of school at CCF’s Neeson Cripps Academy (NCA) and time to recognise who has shone in the classroom. While all the pupils at the academy are stars in our eyes, only the best would be up…

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MODEL CARE

March 30, 2018

CCF hosts other NGOs as an example of best practice in residential care CCF is pleased to be recognised by our partner organisation as having best practice in residential care, providing a high standard across the board. Fellow children’s charity M’lup Russey Organization, which works closely with CCF, was so impressed with our work model,…

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SARA, CHRIS & CCF

March 27, 2018

Sara Roe and her husband Chris have been involved with CCF for four years. They generously sponsor two children and a granny, and here give an insight into their motivation In 2014, through our own charity Bikes 4 Life, we had the opportunity to visit the Cambodian Children’s Fund. After seeing Scott Neeson’s story on…

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Taking Action

March 26, 2018

Community pledges to get behind police and CCF in war against drugs The community where CCF works has pledged to back a continued drive to clear up the drugs problem in the area after the success of recent months. CCF has been working with the local police in an effort to clear out drug dealers…

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SHARLEEN’S STORY

March 23, 2018

Sharleen Weber-Smith, a teacher, shares her volunteer experience with CCF and why she has extended her stay ‘Sousadai. Knyom chmoua Sharleen’, (Hello, my name is Sharleen), or ‘‘Sang-Leen’, which is my sort-of adopted Khmer name. It’s tough to say ‘sh’ if you’re Cambodian! I am currently volunteering as a Teacher Development Advisor| Learning and Teaching…

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SIMPLY THE BEST

March 21, 2018

Celebrating CCF’s achievements at annual awards The hottest ticket at CCF so far this year was for the annual Student of the Year Awards, where the achievements in the community are recognised. It was also a chance for some of the children to show off their talents with dancing, singing and drama performances. Around a…

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