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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TY’S BIG HOUSE IDEA

02/03/2018

Ty Chea, a real estate agent in Australia, has raised around $16,000 for CCF in three years. When real estate agent Ty Chea decided to start fundraising for CCF, he hit upon the idea of using his job to generate funds. He arranged an auction of a house with his commission from the sale being…

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A SPONSOR’S STORY

27/02/2018

Dave Hoover and his wife Colleen, from the U.S, are long-time supporters of CCF and sponsor one of our children.   I am a big fan of Netflix documentaries, particularly about topics related to Asia and Asian culture. One afternoon, during the summer of 2012, I happened across the 2008 documentary, “Small Voices: The Stories…

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Spotlight on… Sophanna, Volunteer Superstar

07/10/2016

“Life is a journey of struggles. Yet, if we try hard, I believe it is a beautiful journey of struggles.” – Sophanna, CCF volunteer If you’ve ever read articles criticising volunteering in Cambodia and had doubts over whether volunteers can truly contribute to an NGO, you should meet Sophanna, the focus of this month’s Spotlight feature. A…

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