50 FOR 50

28/12/2018

TEAK Fellowship founder, mother, artist, and longtime CCF supporter, Justine Stamen Arrillaga found herself 6,500 miles from her home in Hawaii, celebrating a truly remarkable achievement: she had recruited 50 child sponsors for CCF Most people want to do something memorable to celebrate their 50th birthday but Justine Stamen Arrillaga was seeking more than just…

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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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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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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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DOUBLE ACT

24/04/2018

Mike & Hilary Griffiths, from the UK, are returning volunteers who have been involved with CCF since 2016. Hilary gives an insight into the volunteer experience and why they keep coming back We are a retired couple from the UK and we’ve been working with CCF since February 2016. Mike is an accountant who spent…

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SARA, CHRIS & CCF

27/03/2018

Sara Roe and her husband Chris have been involved with CCF for four years. They generously sponsor two children and a granny, and here give an insight into their motivation In 2014, through our own charity Bikes 4 Life, we had the opportunity to visit the Cambodian Children’s Fund. After seeing Scott Neeson’s story on…

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SHARLEEN’S STORY

23/03/2018

Sharleen Weber-Smith, a teacher, shares her volunteer experience with CCF and why she has extended her stay ‘Sousadai. Knyom chmoua Sharleen’, (Hello, my name is Sharleen), or ‘‘Sang-Leen’, which is my sort-of adopted Khmer name. It’s tough to say ‘sh’ if you’re Cambodian! I am currently volunteering as a Teacher Development Advisor| Learning and Teaching…

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