Homeless World Cup 2017: Muth Sakpich

24/08/2017

CCF football player Muth Sakpich is heading to the annual Homeless World Cup (HWC) to represent Cambodia in a 48 Nations football tournament in Olso, Norway this August. The Cambodian team is managed by CCF partner Happy Football Cambodia Australia (HFCA) and HFCA has been taking CCF players to the HWC since 2010. _____ “My…

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Celebrating International Children’s Day on the big screen

13/06/2017

Celebrating International Children’s Day on the big screen. Over 550 of our CCF kids watched the Hollywood hit “Sing”. But this was no ordinary screening. Thanks to Universal, Legend Cinemas, Michael Chai and friend and producer, Chris Meledandri the film was in the Khmer language! Experience the excitement yourself in the video below.  

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UWC Teacher Training Workshops

15/02/2016

CCF would like to say a big thank you to our friends from UWC South East Asia who recently hosted a series of teacher training workshops at CCF. Over the past three years, UWC has been an amazing partner organisation, with UWC staff provide engaging teacher training workshops two to three times a year. These workshops…

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The Neeson Cripps Academy Breaks Ground

21/09/2015

  Velcro Companies and Cambodian Children’s Fund have broken ground on the Neeson Cripps Academy, an ambitious project that will provide STEM (science, technology, mathematics and engineering) education to thousands of disadvantaged Cambodian students. When it is completed the Neeson Cripps Academy (NCA) will provide impoverished Cambodian children with high quality education opportunities through enhanced learning spaces, access to the latest…

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Guest Post: Hope and a School Rise in Cambodia

The following is a guest post by Fraser Cameron – the President and CEO of Velcro Companies – about the Neeson Cripps Academy, a landmark education facility gifted by Velcro Companies to CCF and the children of Steung Meanchey. As I look out over the tract of flat, reddish-brown field, it’s hard to imagine that just a…

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The NCA: A World-Standard Education Facility for Impoverished Children

13/07/2015

Cambodian Children’s Fund and Velcro Companies have revealed plans for a landmark education facility in the heart of Phnom Penh’s former garbage dump community.  The Neeson-Cripps Academy (NCA) will provide impoverished Cambodian children with high quality education opportunities through enhanced learning spaces, access to the latest digital technologies, teacher training, a focus on STEM education…

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Students Reflect on Trip to Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

05/12/2014

Several of our older students went on an incredible trip to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology to meet with students, attend lectures and immerse themselves in a new culture. During the week-long experience, students shadowed their Hong Kong colleagues and got a close look at HKUST. Here’s what our students had to…

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Bikes 4 Life Brings Bicycles to Cambodia

12/06/2014

Bikes 4 Life Brings Bicycles to Cambodia Five hundred kids in Cambodia now have bicycles of their own, thanks to Bikes 4 Life. The organization saw through the delivery of a massive shipping container overseas to the middle of the Cambodian Children’s Fund community where eager recipients waiting for their bicycles. “It was so exciting…

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Velcro Industries Gives Boost to Local School

03/06/2014

Public schools in Cambodia are often ill equipped with few resources to aid teachers and students in their work. Now, progress is being made thanks to Velcro Industries, which helped turn an old storage room in the local primary school into a modern teacher resource room unlike any other in the area. The room has…

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Gilks Family Opens New Shelter for Children

04/04/2014

April 4, 2014 – Cambodian Children’s Fund opened a new shelter this week, and it wouldn’t have been possible without the support of Pete Gilks, his son Ben, and a host of supporters throughout the U.K. Pete, managing director the Phnom Penh-based Asia Pacific Cider Company (Bruntys), is keen to give back to the country…

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Empty Lot Transformed Into New Playground

28/03/2014

March 28, 2014 – What was once an empty trash-strewn lot in Steung Meanchey is now so much more. We just opened the doors to a brand-new playground and the reception from the kids has been overwhelmingly enthusiastic. The only thing they don’t like about it is when their parents make them return home when…

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World Housing Gifts New Homes to CCF Families

12/11/2013

Nov. 12, 2013 – For Chan, a widowed mother of two, her new home is almost unbelievable. “I never dreamed I could live in such a wonderful house,” she said through a translator. “Before I had to rent a small place I knew was not safe for my kids.” Five families received brand-new homes this…

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