Meet Sreymet

By | November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Sreymet is 14 years old and she studies grade 7 at Peam Ek secondary school. She has been start with CFI since she was 7 years old and has become an independent, and responsible student for her studying. Also she is one of our member in reporter club. Now she wants to share her thought [...]

NGI Program

By | November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

CFI school is place that provides a chance to all children to access through education. CFI helps students to be confident and be brave to share their idea to the group or the team in each program at CFI. CFI also works very closely with all students by teaching and providing other training, especially NGI [...]

Where We Eat

By | November 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Srey Mao is one of our student reporters. She is 20 years old and she studies at Kdol Don Teav High School. Her story is about the kitchen at CFI. In Khmer the word for the kitchen is the ‘pteah bai’.  This means rice house. We eat rice here with every meal. Our kitchen is [...]

Meet Vasin

By | February 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Vasin is one of the highest achieving students at CFI. She is nine years old and started studying with CFI in October 2017. Vasin has two older brothers and is the youngest child in her family. After public school ends, she comes to the Learning Center, where she can take supplementary classes in English, computer [...]

A Visit from a Long-time Friend

By | January 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

This year was very special for the Children’s Future family as we got to celebrate our annual New Year’s Party with David Asseoff, CFI’s Board President, and his family as well as Jenny Ciucci, CFI’s co-founder. We held the party in the garden behind our learning center. Our garden provides a safe space for the [...]

From Class Joker to Valedictorian

By | January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Last semester, Daninh, a fourth grade student at CFI, was the joker in his class, frequently misbehaving, talking with other students, and disrupting the lesson. He was beloved by his classmates, but, unfortunately, he wasn’t improving in school. His teachers tried to discipline Daninh, but to no avail. With little success through traditional disciplinary measures, [...]

Spreading the Word Across the World

By | December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Last month, CFI’s country director, Giulia Ciucci, and CFI’s Head of Child Well-Being, Hors Sokhor, travelled to Kansas City for the annual world-wide Signs of Safety conference to present on the great work they’re doing for the children of Battambang. You can see the full presentation at the link below: https://www.signsofsafety.net/2017-gathering-building-local-child-protection-systems-in-rural-cambodia/

Meet Solida

By | December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Solida is one of CFI’s new social workers, helping to keep the children of Battambang safe. She graduated from University with a degree in Social Work earlier this year, and shortly thereafter moved to Battambang to work for Children’s Future. As a native of Phnom Penh, Solida was surprised by some of the things she [...]

Congratulations CFI Graduates!

By | November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

SOKHA I’m Sokha. I just graduated from Pannasastra University of Cambodia with a major in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language). After four years at the University I’m really happy and tired at the same time. I’m happy because I had a chance to enroll in University and learn something new every day. I [...]

The First Week at CFI

By | November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

This new school year, CFI accepted 28 new students, from 5 to 14 years old, into its after school education program. Each of these students comes to CFI with different experiences, and deals with being in a new environment differently. Some of them fit right in, while others need time to adjust. However, CFI does [...]