CCF Named One of 2015’s ‘Top Rated Nonprofits’


The votes are in, and it’s great news – CCF has been named one of the Top Rated not-for-profits for 2015 on GreatNonprofits! GreatNonprofits is the leading online platform for community-sourced stories and reviews about nonprofits within the United States and internationally. The Top Rated 2015 award is a people’s choice award where volunteers and…

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Teacher Srey Leakhena Brings Technology to the Classroom


CCF aims to provide the best education possible, and we couldn’t do it without our teachers. That’s why every month we honor their hard work by naming a “teacher of the month.” The award is determined by senior members of the education team, while also taking into account nominations from facility managers and staff. Congralations…

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Volunteer Chat: Jen Scantlebury, HR Expert


Jen Scantlebury, a human resources consultant from Australia, arrived at Cambodian Children’s Fund in August. Her work has invaluable to the staff, as she’s been helping establish a long-term sustainable plan for CCF. She’s enjoyed the volunteer work so much that she’s decided to stay on for half a year longer than originally planned. Here,…

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Three Teachers Inspiring in the Classroom


For the past 16 months, the Teacher of the Month awards have been a source of pride and aspiration for the teachers in our schools. The education program is the backbone of everything we do, and the gains we’ve made in the past decade wouldn’t be responsible without the teachers. The Teacher of the Month…

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CCF Names Bob Alexander as Chief Operating Officer – International


Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Cambodian Children’s Fund announced that Bob Alexander has been engaged as chief operating officer to guide the organization as it repositions for its next stage of growth. In the newly created role, Bob will lead global operations and implement systems to enable an integrated and coordinated approach to engaging all CCF…

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New Faces in the CCF Offices


Cambodian Children’s Fund welcomed some new people to the team in the past few months. These new hires work in a range of departments, but all are committed to ensuring that CCF’s mission of lifting families out of poverty is fulfilled. Welcome aboard, everyone. Chhoeung Sopheap joined CCF in June as the human resource manager.…

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Praise for CCF’s Hard-Working Teachers


The education team gets together every month to highlight the achievements of the teachers at Cambodian Children’s Fund. By selecting teachers of the month, the staff wants to emphasize personal improvement and innovation while giving examples of the methods that work in the classroom. There’s a modest cash reward for being named, but it’s the…

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Welcoming Two New Community Representatives


Sinouen (second from left) and Chantha (third from left) are welcomed into their new roles as CCF community representatives. We talk a lot at Cambodian Children’s Fund about the life-changing transformations of children, but our work is designed to help the entire family – including adults. There will be two new – but familiar –…

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Farewell to a Colleague


One trip changed everything for Patrick McKinlay. Five years ago, Patrick travelled from Scotland to Cambodia to visit the child he was sponsoring and see Cambodian Children’s Fund in person. He ended up staying a lot longer than expected when he took on the position of donor relations manager for Cambodian Children’s Fund. He envisioned…

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Teachers of the Month Innovate Classrooms


Allowing children to thrive is one of the goals at Cambodian Children’s Fund. We have the same philosophy when it comes to teachers. Educators are given helpful tools, such as a resource room to share ideas and work on lesson plans. They’re also encouraged to experiment with different methods and to share the results with…

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Ngan Sokol wins CCF Teacher of the Month


Teacher Ngan Sokol has been awarded the CCF ‘Teacher of the Month’ Award for January, 2013. The TotM Award is made for ‘innovation, new ideas and thoughtful use of resources in the classroom which engage, stimulate and benefit the students’. This is the second time the TotM Award has been offered. The Teacher of the…

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Hope in hell: a volunteer puts his CCF impressions in print


2010 was a busy year for CCF, just like all the others. But it was also a year which saw the arrival of James Weyers, a Scottish trainee lawyer, who wanted to give some of his time and a lot of his effort to CCF before life in the Scottish legal profession claimed his soul.…

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