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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ON THE ROAD

Our grannies and grandads, with foster families and children, took a day trip to Kirirom National Park, near Phnom Penh, to see the beauty of their country’s nature. They had a great time with staff from our Community Outreach team helping out. Generous donors and CCF supporters from Hong Kong funded the excursion and we…

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A SPECIAL BOND

29/08/2019

Heather Cherry first became a CCF sponsor back in 2006. She and her husband have just returned to the U.S. after visiting their sponsored child, Sreythea Anyone seeing Heather Cherry and her five companions walking around Aeon 2 shopping mall in Phnom Penh on a Tuesday afternoon might well have imagined they were just out…

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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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SEW GOOD

31/07/2019

Australian student Ella Bacon turned her skill with a sewing machine to a good cause by making some pencil cases for CCF kids. In Phnom Penh, the pencil cases were filled with stationery items and handed out to children in our community. Here Ella, pictured right below with her two sisters, talks about her motivation…

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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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HOME WITH MUM

26/06/2019

Cambodian Children’s Fund reunites abandoned 4 children with their mothers after stepping in to help with their care Scooping up her two-year-old daughter in her arms, Sokhey held her close and gave her the biggest kiss. “I am just happy to have my family back,” said Sokhey, holding on tight to little Theara. The reunion…

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DAD TALK

20/06/2019

In the first event of its kind, Cambodian Children’s Fund brought fathers in the community together to talk about life, families and being good dads What does it mean to be a good dad? That was the question posed to fathers in the communities where Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) works as part of a special…

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

31/05/2019

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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