SWEET SIXTEEN

04/01/2019

Australian twins, Esther and Amy, celebrated their 16th birthday with a CCF twist. After visiting Cambodia and volunteering with CCF on a school trip, the two girls left inspired and determined to make a difference. They raised more than $3,000 for CCF, below they tell us what inspired them We are identical twins from Melbourne,…

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WALK THIS WAY

26/12/2018

Seeking adventure and to step outside her comfort zone, mother-of-5 Shirley Fraser undertook the biggest challenge of her life to trek around Cambodia and raise money for CCF. Here Shirley, from the UK, shares her inspiring journey Iʼm a 45-year-old mother and stepmother of 5 grown up children. I work as a Veterinary nurse and…

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

06/12/2018

Inspired by a family trip to Cambodia earlier this year, high school student Ella Burke wanted to help needy children. CCF was her charity of choice and the teenager used social media to sell handmade earrings to raise money On a trip to Southeast Asia with her family in April, it was Cambodia that really…

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CHLOE GIVES BACK

16/11/2018

Aspiring teacher and former CCF volunteer, Chloe, has joined forces with three of her close friends in Australia to raise $5,000AUD for CCF before they visit Cambodia in the new year. Here Chloe, 22, who volunteered as a buddy teacher for three months, talks about her connection with CCF Volunteering at CCF was an incredible…

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RECYCLING FOR CCF

13/09/2018

Primary school students from Adelaide, Australia have raised an impressive $6,000 AU for CCF by trading in 10 cent containers. Their environmentally friendly fundraiser has connected them to CCF in more ways than one The Glenelg Primary School in Adelaide, Australia, may seem worlds apart from the CCF schools in Cambodia, but the two have…

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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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CITY2SURF

10/09/2018

Adventurous Sydneysider, Averil Yeo, raised $1,143.18 for Cambodian Children’s Fund by racing in City2Surf – a 14 kilometer fun run from Sydney’s city centre to the famous Bondi Beach Born in Camperdown Sydney, a speedy 5 minutes after my twin sister Caitlin, I’ve spent most of my life living in the inner west, and I…

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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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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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LIFE WITH LINA

19/07/2018

Brian Dechant, 63, a Canadian national and retired hotel executive who lived in Asia for 25 years, has been sponsoring CCF student Lina since 2014. It’s a special relationship that he treasures and here he explains why I first came to know of the Cambodian Children’s Fund in the Spring of 2014 by happy coincidence.…

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PEAK PRACTICE

06/07/2018

Intrepid adventurer Gary Rosewell, 33, from the UK has set himself a tall challenge to raise money for the Cambodian Children’s Fund – scaling Britain’s 3 highest mountains in 24 hours I visited Cambodia in 2016 and following the trip started to look into way that I could do my part to support the country.…

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HOME GROWN

29/05/2018

University student Hor Kimhour has been a volunteer with CCF for more than a year, giving his time to help young kids and his country, creating the future leaders of Cambodia I started volunteering at CCF in February last year and I plan to volunteer at CCF until I graduate from my Bachelor Degree. Before…

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