LEADING THE WAY

27/05/2020

Keeping vulnerable children and families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic saw CCF put in place unprecedented ongoing emergency measures. And its CCF young leaders who have been giving vital help out in the community. Senior Sponsorship Program Manager,  Rubina Jacob and Chanvisal Koun from the Sponsorship Team in Phnom Penh, met up with three of…

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ONE OF A KIND

Ty Chea, a real estate agent based in Australia, is a CCF champion, sponsoring a CCF child and raising more than $35,000 through fundraising campaigns to help impoverished children in Cambodia, the country of his birth.   A long-time advocate for CCF, Ty Chea has single-handedly set about raising money and awareness of the plight…

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A CHILD TRANSFORMED

25/05/2020

Men Dara Reaksmey was 11 years old when she joined CCF. One of six children being raised alone by her widowed mother, who struggled to keep the family together, Reaksmey faced an uncertain future. With CCF’s support, Reaksmey, now 26, is a university graduate working in CCF’s Sponsorship team. Here, Reaksmey – known as Smey…

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LIFE IN BLOOM

17/04/2020

Pierre Perusset, General Manager of The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, describes in his own words the joy of sponsoring a CCF child and his experience of visiting CCF for the first time The story of a lotus flower. With its roots based in the mud, it submerges every night into murky river water, and, undeterred by…

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SHINING A LIGHT

12/03/2020

A corporate lawyer with more than 13 years experience, Piny Ly first heard about CCF in June 2019. After two visits, she relocated to Phnom Penh from Hong Kong in February this year to volunteer with CCF and to reconnect with her cultural roots. Piny’s family had fled Cambodia and the Khmer Rouge regime before…

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PLAYING TO WIN

25/02/2020

CCF university student and intern shines at football event and scores a trip to Dubai with Cambodian star player Prak Mony Udom CCF student Seng Saray is currently studying tourism at university and interning as an education assistant with CCF. But in his alternative fantasy life, he would be a professional footballer playing at one…

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SISTERS REUNITED

21/02/2020

Cambodian Children’s Fund helps granny aged 98 meet her 101-year-old sister for the first time in 47 years This is the emotional moment CCF brings together two sisters, aged 98 and 101, for the first time in 47 years after both believed the other had died during the Khmer Rouge regime. Granny Bun Sen (pictured…

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FAMILY AFFAIR

19/02/2020

CCF supporter and U.S. Board member Matt Greene and his family sponsor four CCF children, creating lasting bonds for his own four children to nurture for years to come When Matt Greene and his family first visited CCF and began to consider the possibility of sponsoring a child, his four children were adamant that they…

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A CCF VISIT: REFLECTIONS

29/01/2020

Supporters Stefania Pittia and Roderick Van Caspel from Hong Kong visited Cambodian Children’s Fund for the first time in November 2019. Read their letters to CCF about how it impacted them both so much, they decided to sponsor a CCF child  

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STEM STARS

10/01/2020

Cambodian Children’s Fund leads the way in STEM education in Cambodia as students showcase innovative projects at national festival Phou Sreymai is a shining example of how CCF’s investment in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education is paying off with proven success. “ I have realised that in our community, there are a lot…

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FROM SCAVENGER TO FILMMAKER

09/12/2019

Heuv Nhanh spent five years living and working on a garbage dump as a child and never believed he would leave. With the support of Cambodian Children’s Fund, he did make it out and is now carving out a career in filmmaking “I’ve lived here for so long. I guess it’s my destiny, I was…

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VANNITA’S JOURNEY

05/12/2019

Som Vannita didn’t begin English classes until she was 10 years old when she joined CCF. Nine years later and she has the world at her feet after winning a scholarship to Trinity College in Melbourne The first English classes that Som Vannita attended were not held in a conventional setting. Every evening, she would…

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