Cambodian Children’s Fund’s Adult Literacy Program has been a huge success since it launched almost three years ago, giving older students the chance to learn “I never learned to read or write. I did not go to school when I was younger. I had no chance because my parents were very poor and I had to…

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The ‘Granny Program’ giving access to life’s small joys


This article originally appeared on the Phnom Penh Post website. A group of grandmothers from an impoverished area of Stung Meanchey have a busier schedule than they ever imagined they would in their 80s and 90s. Every month or so, they take part in a different activity organised by the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF), an…

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A better life for Granny Sang


Things weren’t easy growing up for Granny Sang. As a child, poverty forced her to work to help her family make ends meet. Education was an unobtainable dream. After many years toiling in the fields as a farmer, Granny Sang married and had children. But her marriage was fraught with trouble – her husband was…

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International Women’s Day at CCF


Cambodian Children’s Fund empowers women through: education, support, leadership and healthcare. CCF believes that healthy mothers ensure consistent school attendance. In 2014, CCF’s free healthcare program helped over 30,200 people. This International Women’s Day, CCF is celebrating women by investing in their future. For just $50 you can provide two women with preventative medical care,…

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