LEADING FROM THE FRONT

02/11/2018

When Nouy Naphay finishes a day at school as a CCF student, her work is far from over. In the evening, the teenager can be found passing on her knowledge to peers and younger pupils in a makeshift classroom she has set up in her community Using a battered old whiteboard fixed to the side…

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A Day at the Divine Community – Part 2

31/10/2018

In the second of a two-part photo series, be transported into CCF’s Divine Community. Captured by CCF photographer, Scott Rotzoll, who shows what goes on in the community as day fades to night. To see part one, click here Part 2: The Afternoon/Evening As the day comes to an end, the Divine Community spreads out…

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CCF WORLD CUP DREAMS DASHED

23/10/2018

4 CCF footballers left disappointed as Cambodia withdraws from the Homeless World Cup due to visa issues Four football players from CCF have seen their dreams of playing in the Homeless World Cup end after the Cambodian national team announced it was withdrawing from the competition due to problems obtaining visas for Mexico. The CCF…

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OFF TO OZ

19/10/2018

6 talented CCF students are off to Australia after winning a place to attend a Young Leaders Program at Trinity College in Melbourne The smile that spread across Kanha’s face said it all. All the hard work, effort and the nervous anticipation had paid off: she was going to Australia to visit the renowned Trinity…

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A TASTE OF HOME

05/10/2018

This year, for the first time, youngsters in CCF’s residential care will spend the Pchum Ben holidays with a family at a caregivers’ home Little Sing, aged two, will be experiencing a proper home and life with a family for the first time this week. Sing and his baby sister, Kannitha, aged five months, will…

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DAY OF THE GIRL

Everyday, girls face barriers to education caused by poverty and cultural norms. For International Day of the Girl, we talked to a family with three generations of women to see how access to education has improved When Granny Long Pov, 70, was a little girl, going to school was an unattainable dream. It was the…

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A DAY IN THE DIVINE COMMUNITY

04/10/2018

Part 1: The Morning Nob Sameat has two children of her own but is a mother of seven. She, along with her own mother Samrith Samean, fosters five children in the Divine Community, one of CCF’s World Housing sites, next to the former landfill in Phnom Penh. In this photo story, she gives us a…

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HOMELESS WORLD CUP 2018: VUTHA TUM

21/09/2018

In the last of our series, we introduce you to CCF footballer Vutha Tum who has been selected to represent Cambodia at the forthcoming Homeless World Cup 2018 in Mexico Most teenagers heading off to play in a football World Cup would be excited about the prospect of showing off their skills on a global…

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NOVEL IDEA

12/09/2018

Mum Laura Pauley, 33, took her five-year-old daughter backpacking around Southeast Asia. Now she’s written a book about their adventures including a visit to CCF and we have exclusive excerpts Watching her previously shy daughter, Summer, growing in confidence as she interacted with some CCF students, Laura Pauley knew that everything had been worth it.…

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ON A MISSION

07/09/2018

Television news anchor Sandra Sully recently travelled from Sydney to visit CCF and meet her sponsor child Srey Nait for the first time. In the second part about her trip, Sandra talks about the experience and meeting her sponsor child for the first time Picking her way through piles of rubbish in one of the…

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HOMELESS WORLD CUP 2018: PHANNA PHORN

31/08/2018

Meet Phanna Phorn. He’s our third CCF footballer chosen to represent Cambodia in the Homeless World Cup 2018 in Mexico It could be said that football has been Phanna Phorn’s saviour. That and CCF. Born into a poor family in a rural part of Cambodia, life’s path seemed set for him. But his mother’s decision…

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Hair Aid

29/08/2018

CCF recently partnered with the Australian based charity, Hair Aid, to provide CCF community members with hair cutting training #changinglivesonehaircutatatime A team of professional hairdressers from Australia taught a five day crash course to 25 community members in Steung Meanchey. ​Five days, five cuts and dozens of happy customers. Five basic hair cuts were taught…

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