Check out some of the things we got up to at CFI in October!
Students Anya and Emily from Griffith University in Australia came to CFI for three months to complete their final placements to qualify for their social work degrees. This is Emily’s story of her time in Battambang! Arriving in Battambang, alongside fellow student Anya, I couldn’t have imagined the cultural and personal lessons we’d carry [...]
Mony is 11 years old and has just joined CFI’s reporter club. He’s in grade six at Sorm M’nos Elementary School and would love to tell you about how he prepares himself for the new school year. When November comes, every public school starts and students prepare themselves for the next school year. Students [...]
Meet Yary. She is 14 years old and she is a new member of our reporter group. She studies grade eight at Pheam Ek Primary School and would love to tell you about her Pchum Ben Day. Pchum Ben is one of the largest festivals in Cambodia. Every year in October, people always celebrate [...]
You may recognize Sokha. We last wrote about her in January 2015 under the pseudonym “Lin”. Back then she was an impressive 17-year-old student who came from a poor family and was working hard to try to overcome her disadvantages. More than four years later Sokha it’s wonderful to see what she’s been able [...]
Hello! My name is Sreymet. I’m 15 years old. I study in grade seven at Peam Ek Secondary School. I live with my aunt and uncle with one of my older sisters. I want to show you a day of life as a student. In the morning I get up at 6 am. I [...]
Education is very important in our lives and it can help you get out of poverty. We spend years and years to learn and grow ourselves through the education system in order to achieve our goal and a better life in the future. Each year at CFI we have groups of young people study [...]