CCF and Happy Football Cambodia Australia score a hatrick signing further partnership It’s teamwork all the way for CCF and Happy Football Cambodia Australia (HFCA) after we agreed to extend our partnership for the third time. CCF Founder and Executive Director, Scott Neeson, and Paraic Grogan, Founder and Chief Executive of HFCA, sat side-by-side to…

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CCF Praised For Best Practice in Residential Care


CCF hosts other NGOs as an example of best practice in residential care CCF is pleased to be recognised by our partner organisation as having best practice in residential care, providing a high standard across the board. Fellow children’s charity M’lup Russey Organization, which works closely with CCF, was so impressed with our work model,…

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Community pledges to get behind police and CCF in war against drugs The community where CCF works has pledged to back a continued drive to clear up the drugs problem in the area after the success of recent months. CCF has been working with the local police in an effort to clear out drug dealers…

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Best students celebrated at annual awards


CCF’s Student of the Year Awards The hottest ticket at CCF so far this year was for the annual Student of the Year Awards, where the achievements in the community are recognised. It was also a chance for some of the children to show off their talents with dancing, singing and drama performances. Around a…

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10 CCF students off to Global Youth Leadership Summit 2018


Students bidding for a place on the Global Youth Leadership Summit 2018 found out this week whether they are one of the 10 off to America It had taken them months of preparation and hard work to reach this point and now they were about to find out whether it had all been worth it.…

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Girl Power in Science for Women’s Day


CCF celebrated Women’s Day with a Girls in Science and Technology Fair CCF’s girls led the way at a celebration to showcase the best of science and mark the first year anniversary of the opening of the Neeson Cripps Academy. Held at the Academy, the Girls in Science and Technology Fair on March 8 coincided…

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CCF is proud to announce we have earned the highest 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This latest rating is the ninth consecutive time that CCF has earned this top distinction. CCF’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency meant we exceeded industry standards and outperformed many charities in…

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Adult Literacy Program Graduation

Our grannies, mums and dads received diplomas from our literacy program. Many had never been to school or had the chance to study before. Holding her framed diploma tight in her hands, Chheang Yoeurn could not stop smiling, her eyes shining with pride. At the age of 63, Chheang Yoeurn is learning to read and…

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The Angkor Award Presented to Mrs Gina Rinehart


At the weekend, we proudly recognised Mrs Gina Rinehart for her ongoing work with the HOPE Scholarship Program. On Friday night 16 February, Mrs Rinehart was presented with the Angkor Award by Scott Neeson, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF), in an amazing ceremony adjacent to the Thommanon temple. The Angkor Award…

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The Dalai Lama reacts to his birthday video


When Scott Neeson met His Holiness the Dalai Lama in 2015, we had a special gift in store. Now, two years later, many of you have seen the birthday video that we presented. But today, we have a special unreleased clip to share – here is the Dalai Lama watching his video for the first…

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Off on the adventure of a lifetime: GYLS 2017


Twelve of our top Leadership students gathered at Phnom Penh International Airport this morning and headed off on the adventure of a lifetime to the Tony Robbins Global Youth Leadership Summit in San Diego, USA. For most, this is their first time on a plane and their first time outside of Cambodia. It’s a huge…

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A visit from Westec Media Limited


It felt like we had stumbled into a scene from the latest Despicable Me movie this morning. Our friends from Westec Media Limited (WML) visited to present us with a generous donation, and they also brought 700 Minions t-shirts for our CCF kids! As you can see from this short video, the kids LOVED their…

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