At CCF, the fight against malnutrition continues


“Child nutrition still lagging in Cambodia,” ran the headline on the front page of the Phnom Penh Post two weeks ago. Given that malnutrition still contributes to approximately 45% of child deaths in Cambodia, this depressingly familiar headline should worry everyone. In fact, it’s the reason that we’ve just opened the latest outpost in our community-wide…

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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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600th Maternal Care Baby Born


Jan. 2, 2014 – It was almost exactly a year ago that Samnang, the 400th child in our Maternal Care Program, was born. On Dec. 24, another milestone was reached when Channa gave birth to Rith, weighing in at a healthy 3.1 kgs. Rith is the 600th child born in the Maternal Care Program. There…

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Ending Dengue Fever in the Community


Hundreds of people – including Cambodian Children’s Fund health professionals, government facilitators, community members and kids – gathered en masse to help put an end to dengue fever in the Steung Meanchey area. Many people in Cambodia are at risk for dengue fever, an infectious disease carried by mosquitoes that leads to headaches, rashes, muscle…

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CCF Medical Centre Finds a New Home


The CCF Medical Centre officially has a new home, with CCF Founder Scott Neeson and longtime fundraiser and supporter Bob Tufts officially opening the new building at CCF’s Community Centre in Steung Meanchey. In what was a very proud day for CCF, the new home for CCF’s Medical Centre was opened by Bob and Joan…

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Celebrating Samnang – CCF’s 400th Maternal Care Birth


Last week something very special happened – the 400th child was born in CCF’s Maternal Care Program. In an area with a tragically high maternal death rate, CCF’s Maternal Care Program has now seen 400 births and we haven’t lost a single mother. So the newest addition — a little boy named Samnang (meaning lucky)…

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An Eye to the Future; top ophthalmologist visits CCF:


Frank Billson has a vision. It involves the blind, it involves Cambodia and it involves CCF. Frank, Emeritus Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Sydney and with wide-ranging international clinical experience, is a pioneer in procedures aimed at saving the sight of babies and young children. A particular focus of his work is on…

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Community Medical Center


From our very beginnings, CCF has sought not only to serve the hundreds of children to whom we provide security and education, but also to expand our assistance to their families and their communities. Now that commitment has found expression in our new Community Medical Center, a four room on-site clinic made possible through the…

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Vitamins – Sharing the Gift of Health

Children’s vitamins are a critical component of our Daycare program, and on February 22nd over 600 welcome bottles – more than a year’s supply of individual chewable vitamins – were personally delivered to us from our young friends at the Tanglin Trust School in Singapore. Through the gracious efforts of CCF sponsors Andrea Heginbottoms, Caroline…

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The Prem Rawat Foundation Continues its support for CCF


CCF is thrilled to announce that The Prem Rawat Foundation has renewed their commitment to our nutrition program with a grant of $20,000 for 2009. The goal of the grant is to improve the health of the children and families in our care through complete and adequate nutrition and free access to clean water. An…

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Our Commitment to a Community


CCF is committed to rebuilding futures and bringing new hope to children and families who have been discarded and deserted. The Steung Meanchey community is where so many of our students once lived and worked, and even in times of uncertainty, as the community members’ needs evolve, so will we continue to redefine our methods…

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