KICK OFF

04/02/2020

5 CCF students have been selected to represent Cambodia in the 2020 Homeless World Cup football tournament in Finland Phanna Phorn is not superstitious but the 19-year-old is hoping it will be third time lucky for him this year. The CCF student and football player has twice before been selected for the Cambodian national squad…

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EDUCATION FIRST

31/01/2020

CCF students are first in Cambodia to sit exams in new e-learning program supported by UNESCO and government Studying was not coming easy for CCF student Sopheak who was struggling to complete a basic education. In another situation, the 15-year-old might have been slipped through the cracks lost in the education system, dropped out of…

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HEALTHY ANGELS

27/01/2020

Keeping children and families healthy in the communities Cambodian Children’s Fund serves is supported by long-term partnerships with organisations like Vitamin Angels Standing with her kindergarten class, little Sophy waits patiently in line for her turn. She doesn’t know it but Sophy, aged three and looking younger in her smart CCF uniform, is about to…

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EDUCATING GRANNY

17/01/2020

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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STEM STARS

10/01/2020

Cambodian Children’s Fund leads the way in STEM education in Cambodia as students showcase innovative projects at national festival Phou Sreymai is a shining example of how CCF’s investment in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education is paying off with proven success. “ I have realised that in our community, there are a lot…

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NEW CCF COMMUNITY OPENS

20/12/2019

A new community for families who lost their homes in a fire is officially opened CCF has celebrated the opening of a new community rebuilt after it was completely destroyed by a fire in March. Families left homeless after the blaze in Steung Meanchey, one of the most impoverished parts of Cambodia, can begin again…

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SCHOLARSHIP STAR

04/12/2019

Vannita is the latest CCF student heading to Australia after winning a full scholarship to study at Trinity College in Melbourne CCF student Som Vannita is testament to the old adage that if at first you don’t succeed, try again. Last year, Vannita was one of the many who applied for a place on the…

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PEDAL POWER

30/11/2019

CCF supporters cover 350km around Cambodia in epic charity cycle ride raising funds for a community school CCF supporters always go the extra mile. These nine went even further – 350km to be precise. The intrepid adventurers – including 2 staff from CCF’s Australia office – took on the challenge of Pedal for Progress, a…

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NEW BEGINNINGS

26/11/2019

The Sok family lost everything in a fire in March 2019 that destroyed an area where Cambodian Children’s Fund works, leaving 52 families homeless. Now, they’re getting ready to move into their new home funded by donations Srey Meas was studying for her Grade 12 examination on a Sunday afternoon in the one-room wooden shack…

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FOR CHRISTOPHER

A donation to renovate Cambodian Children’s Fund medical clinic means better healthcare can be offered to children and families in need Cambodian Children’s Fund medical clinic has been officially reopened after a complete renovation enabling a better quality of healthcare for the impoverished communities where CCF works. This was made possible thanks to the generosity…

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PERFECT MATCH

08/11/2019

CCF and Happy Football Cambodia Australia (HFCA) celebrate 10 years working together on and off the field To mark a decade of partnership, CCF and Happy Football Cambodia Australia (HFCA) held a special event to celebrate the important milestone. What better way than on the football field with a one-off match with a team from…

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HOPE FOR MALITA

02/09/2019

CCF student Malita and her mum are survivors of an acid attack more than a decade ago. This week they will travel to the U.S. for expert treatment thanks to a charity specialising in helping victims of violence Cambodian Children’s Fund student Malita left Cambodia before many years ago for medical treatment in Vietnam. Her…

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