Transformation Tuesday: Chamroeun

11/10/2016

“I wish I had spent more time with my parents when I was little. My father ran away with another woman when I was a baby, and my mother had to move to Phnom Penh to find work to earn money for us, leaving me in the countryside with my grandparents. But there wasn’t much…

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Happy World Teachers’ Day!

06/10/2016

“Education is a very powerful weapon. Not only can it change the lives of poor kids, but it can change their families, their community, their country and even their world.” We agree with our superstar teacher, Phay Sophat. Education is indeed a weapon, and our 70 strong army of teachers are at the forefront of…

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Transformation Tuesday: Song

“I was often sad when I was a little boy. My family were always moving all over Cambodia, trying to make money. My parents sold vegetables but didn’t earn enough to feed our big family. There were 8 of us, until my older brother got sick and died. I would make friends and have fun…

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Transformation Tuesday: Srey Mon

05/10/2016

“I’m from a big family with six older brothers and sisters. Things were always tough. There wasn’t enough food and we couldn’t study. One of my brothers had to move to Thailand to try and find work. “I was luckier. I am proud that I can now study with my friends at CCF and public…

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Transformation Tuesday: Addison

31/08/2016

Transformation doesn’t only happen to our students – sometimes our supporters are transformed as well, like eight year old Addison from Australia. Her family sponsors Mony (ten years old) and the two have become close cross-continental friends. So when Addison heard that Mony needed help after a disaster, she sprang into action. “Mony and I…

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Sovannry’s big breakthrough

11/07/2016

“Finally I could do it and I cried incidentally, and so many people came to me and hugged me… That feeling was the best feeling ever.” Sovannry, 16. Watch this short video to find out what she did – we think it could make your weekend. Every year the remarkable Anthony Robbins Foundation sponsors a…

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Spotlight on… Teacher Rith

01/07/2016

“If you want to reduce the cycle of poverty, education is the main way to do it,” – Teacher Rith. For the second part of our “Spotlight” series we want to introduce you to Teacher Rith, one of the many unsung heroes on our staff team. He works on the front line in CCF’s classrooms…

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Spotlight on… Sophal, family man

12/05/2016

To celebrate May 15th – International Family Day – CCF is kicking off ‘Spotlight’, a new monthly series where we focus on the remarkable individuals who make our work possible, whether staff members, community leaders or volunteers. For our debut, we want to introduce you to someone very special. After spending years scavenging and struggling to…

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Transformation Tuesdays

03/05/2016

Every day at CCF we see children who once faced bleak futures flourishing through our support and their own hard work. It’s why we do what we do. We want the world to hear these extraordinary tales and who better to tell them than the students themselves? Welcome to our new regular feature: Transformation Tuesdays.…

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Stories of the Month: Day Care Drop In, Women’s Day and Education Update

05/04/2016

Welcome back to our roundup of what’s been happening at CCF over the past month. In this edition: New Daycare Drop In Centre Now Open Child Protection Unit Arrests International Criminal International Women’s Day Celebrations Happy Birthday Scott Education News – Think Global, Make Local Volunteer snapshot: Meet Mike New Daycare Drop In Centre Now…

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A Proud Parent: Meet Sokmeas

01/04/2016

We all need something to feel proud of. For some of us that might mean pride in our education, our big careers, or our beautiful homes. But what if you don’t have these? That’s when children can become even more important, a source of self respect and hope which can keep a whole family going…

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UWC Teacher Training Workshops

15/02/2016

CCF would like to say a big thank you to our friends from UWC South East Asia who recently hosted a series of teacher training workshops at CCF. Over the past three years, UWC has been an amazing partner organisation, with UWC staff provide engaging teacher training workshops two to three times a year. These workshops…

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