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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Remembering Srey Eang

30/08/2019

The CCF Family marked the passing of former student and colleague Srey Eang with a traditional Buddhist ceremony attended by staff, students and our grannies. Srey Eang, 27, passed away on 6 August after suffering a severe bout of pneumonia. She had been with CCF since January 2008 and went on to become staff, working…

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SPACE TO LEARN

16/08/2019

CCF joins up with UNESCO to open a learning centre offering e-learning for students Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) has opened a new learning centre at Sambok Chab School (SBC) supported by UNESCO offering students who dropped out of public school a new way of studying. The centre at CCF’s satellite school will run a Basic…

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STEP BY STEP

08/08/2019

Businessman Dan Argent from Australia is taking on a tall challenge – a trek to Everest Base Camp, a 5,380m ascent, to raise money for CCF and other charities Dan Argent needs to get himself a good pair of walking shoes. In a few months, he will be doing a lot of walking. 165,000 steps…

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FUTURE LEADER

29/07/2019

Thy Rina is one of 5 CCF students off to Hong Kong to take part in an annual leadership event No one was more surprised than Thy Rina’s sister when it was revealed that her younger sibling had won one of only five places available to CCF students to attend a leadership event in Hong…

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SOPHY’S STORY

12/07/2019

As a child, Sophy lived and worked on a garbage dump and didn’t go to school until the age of 11 after CCF found her. Remarkably, she has gone on to win a scholarship to study in Australia and is now set to start a degree When she was 11 years old, Sophy Ron was…

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GAME ON

03/07/2019

4 CCF students are preparing to head to the UK to represent Cambodia in the football Homeless World Cup 2019 Four Cambodian Children’s Fund students have made the team of the Cambodian football squad taking part in the Homeless World Cup in the UK later this month. It means half of the players selected for the…

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ROBO STARS

17/06/2019

Cambodian Children’s Fund students have used their technical know-how to win places at the International Final of the World Robot Olympiad in Hungary The day started with 26 teams preparing to battle it out for four slots at the final of a global robotics competition. By the end of it all, students from Cambodian Children’s…

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FIRE COMMUNITY REBUILD ON TRACK

05/06/2019

35 families will receive new homes in huge project to rebuild community devastated by fire Work will start soon on building a new community for families who lost their homes in a fire which destroyed an area where Cambodian Children’s Fund works. Plans are in place with the land bought and cleared, and the design…

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ON THE BALL

03/06/2019

Five CCF girls are off to America for a football camp funded by the U.S. Department of State Growing up in Cambodia, CCF student Sochita loved playing football but faced some opposition from those in the community who believed it was not a sport for girls. But Sochita, now 17, has proved the doubters wrong.…

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BREADTALK CELEBRATES CHILDREN WITH CCF

31/05/2019

CCF partner Breadtalk joins International Children’s Day event with gifts and performances Bakery and food outlet Breadtalk helped Cambodian Children’s Fund celebrate International Children’s Day at a special event in Phnom Penh. The Cambodian franchise of the Singaporean bakery chain has been a valued supporter of CCF for a number of years and generously gives…

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FROM GARBAGE DUMP TO VALEDICTORIAN

As a child Sophy Ron didn’t go to school until she was 11 but thanks to CCF has just graduated from a university foundation year One of the first CCF students rescued from the notorious Phnom Penh garbage dump as a child has just graduated from Trinity College at the University of Melbourne. Sophy was…

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