Homeless World Cup 2017: Kin Ratana

August 17, 2017

CCF football player Kin Ratana 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. _____ “I…

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Homeless World Cup 2017: Seng Saray

August 1, 2017

CCF student Seng Saray 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. _____ “Things were…

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Fostering a better future

July 30, 2017

“There are eight people in our family including my mother and six kids. Two of the kids are my own, and my mother and I foster four extra. We live in two World Housing homes beside each other because there are so many of us. “Before we came to CCF things were very hard. We didn’t have…

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Homeless World Cup 2017: Van Ream

July 18, 2017

CCF student Van Ream is heading to the annual HWC (Homeless World Cup) to represent Cambodia in a 48 Nations football tournament in Olso, Norway this August. The Cambodian team is managed by CCF partner HFCA (Happy Football Cambodia Australia) and HFCA has been taking CCF players to the HWC since 2010.  _____ “My life before I was accepted into CCF was…

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A better life for Granny Sang

April 24, 2017

Things weren’t easy growing up for Granny Sang. As a child, poverty forced her to work to help her family make ends meet. Education was an unobtainable dream. After many years toiling in the fields as a farmer, Granny Sang married and had children. But her marriage was fraught with trouble – her husband was…

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How a Hollywood Mogul Found True Happiness

March 27, 2017

This article originally appeared on the Lion’s Roar website. Scott Neeson found his heart—and life’s true riches—in a Phnom Penh garbage dump. Lindsay Kyte profiles the founder of the Cambodian Children’s Fund. Scott Neeson, seen here with Harrison Ford, started out as a projectionist at a drive-in and worked his way up to president of…

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Kite flying over Steung Meanchey

February 6, 2017

One of those mornings we will never forget. Just 8 years ago, the Steung Meanchey landfill was a place of human misery. In 2017, the same children who would once have toiled away collecting garbage instead come here and turn it into kites for a competition. Join Scott and the kids in this video, see…

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Srey Latt: Concerns of overflowing culture

February 1, 2017

“What is the importance of culture? What defines us? How do you know about a nation or country? Is it about how we look? Is it the language that we speak? Cambodia has its own culture and tradition… but now, we are losing it.” Our superstar student Srey Latt is passionate about preserving the culture…

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Neeson Cripps Academy: A mother’s perspective

When a building can invoke this much emotion, you know that it isn’t only the bricks, the windows, or the tiles that are special. It’s what the building represents – a better future. Our thanks to Velcro Companies for making this future real. This mother from our community says more about the impact of the…

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Sophy: The moralities of Cambodian teens

January 13, 2017

We write so often about how amazing our CCF students are, and you might think “well, of course they would say that”. Well, if you want unmistakeable evidence, here it is – one of our students giving a brilliant TED talk in English on the topic of teenage morality, in front of a packed room. Impressed?…

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Transformation Tuesday: Chanthou

December 14, 2016

“I don’t think I’d know my parents’ faces if I saw them on the street today. When I was little we were a family but then they got divorced and my father didn’t care about me. He took me to live with my uncle in the provinces, and I haven’t seen either of my parents…

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