An Inspiring Visit to the Cambodian Children’s Fund

22/02/2017

This blog was originally posted on The Art of Wonderlust website. LIFE ON THE TRASH HEAP You wake to the sound of the rooster crowing—it’s 5 AM. As the sun peaks over the hill you pull on your shorts and the only shirt you own – the one with the big hole under the armpit.…

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Kite flying over Steung Meanchey

06/02/2017

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

01/02/2017

“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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A New Year’s challenge for you

09/01/2017

“I wish I had more money so I could help”. This is something that we hear often from our supporters. Donating money is a powerful way to support causes you believe in, but you don’t need wealth to make an impact. Wherever you are in the world there are people in need – it doesn’t cost money…

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Inside Steung Meanchey – a walk through our communities with Scott Neeson

30/12/2016

Almost every night Scott Neeson is in Phnom Penh he spends time walking around our local communities. It’s a chance to listen to the families and the children we work with, offering support and encouragement. It’s also an opportunity to see first hand the real and changing problems people in Steung Meanchey face, problems CCF…

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Transformation Tuesday: Chanthou

14/12/2016

“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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Community Outreach: improving life for families in Steung Meanchey

01/12/2016

“This is Vicheka. She was the first case I ever took on, 3 years ago. She had a very bad situation back then,” says Hoin, CCF’s community outreach manager, as he talks to a smiling young girl of 7. “Her mother only cared about her new boyfriend, so she lived with her grandmother. But the…

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Scott Neeson’s story, as seen in the media

Scott Neeson has recently returned from three weeks abroad – a whirlwind of fundraising events and meetings with sponsors, donors and supporters. During that time, he was asked on several occasions about his life story. After all, what could have possibly convinced a Hollywood executive to give up an attractive salary and lifestyle in order…

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