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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SREYNY’S PATH TO PUBLIC SCHOOL: AUSTRALIAN AID FRIENDSHIP GRANT

CCF received round one of the Australian Aid: Friendship Grant, enabling more than 1,000 CCF students to integrate into the Cambodian public school system in 2018. Now, students like 15-year-old Sreyny are not only integrating but flourishing In her white and blue public school uniform, Sreyny looks like any other Cambodian teenager as she joins…

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CCF CELEBRATES 15 YEARS

16/05/2019

Community comes together to mark milestone with day-long event and street festival attended by a member of the Cambodian royal family Cambodian Children’s Fund has celebrated its 15 year anniversary with a special day of festivities bringing together communities, staff and supporters. More than 3,000 people including CCF’s children and families attended the festivities commemorating…

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FIRE FAMILIES RECEIVE DONATIONS TO REBUILD

02/05/2019

Families whose homes were destroyed in a fire on March 17, and who owned the land they lived on, received a $1,500 donation to rebuild Thanks to generous donations, families are starting to rebuild after a fire on March 17 devastated a community where Cambodian Children’s Fund works, leaving 52 families homeless. 17 out of…

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GIVING TUESDAY – FAMILIES RECEIVE NEW HOMES

30/04/2019

A total of three homes have been built for families as a result of the #GivingTuesday campaign that generated donations for families in crisis In November 2018 Cambodian Children’s Fund launched a Giving Tuesday campaign to raise funds for families in need of new homes. After an overwhelming response, more than $10,000 was raised and…

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