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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PEDAL POWER

30/11/2019

CCF supporters cover 350km around Cambodia in epic charity cycle ride raising funds for a community school CCF supporters always go the extra mile. These nine went even further – 350km to be precise. The intrepid adventurers – including 2 staff from CCF’s Australia office – took on the challenge of Pedal for Progress, a…

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GIVING BACK

28/11/2019

Dennis Snyder first began sponsoring a CCF child in 2012. He recently sponsored a fourth student and says he loves them all as if they were his own children Dennis Snyder has never had children of his own. Life – his own charity and career – consumed all his time and energy. He is, however,…

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NEW BEGINNINGS

26/11/2019

The Sok family lost everything in a fire in March 2019 that destroyed an area where Cambodian Children’s Fund works, leaving 52 families homeless. Now, they’re getting ready to move into their new home funded by donations Srey Meas was studying for her Grade 12 examination on a Sunday afternoon in the one-room wooden shack…

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FOR CHRISTOPHER

A donation to renovate Cambodian Children’s Fund medical clinic means better healthcare can be offered to children and families in need Cambodian Children’s Fund medical clinic has been officially reopened after a complete renovation enabling a better quality of healthcare for the impoverished communities where CCF works. This was made possible thanks to the generosity…

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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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