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Impressions of a remote volunteer

By |2022-09-06T08:26:40+07:00September 5th, 2022|Newsletters|

The sounds of a rooster crowing in the background of our video call immediately transported me to rural Cambodia. Next came the sound of the bread vendor with a piercing cry of “parng parng” and the ‘varoom’ of a passing moto. It was the first of several orientation meetings with the CFI team, at [...]

“I will continue to send my child to school every day”

By |2022-09-05T09:20:39+07:00September 5th, 2022|Newsletters|

Thyda is a five-year-old girl living with her 40-year-old father, Yong, and her mother in Korngthum Village, Peam Ek Commune Ek Phnom District Battambang Province. Unfortunately, Thyda’s mother is ill and cannot walk or support the family, and she also has extensive medical bills that the family must pay each month. Between the medical [...]

“We’re expanding the program”

By |2022-05-02T15:49:29+07:00May 2nd, 2022|Newsletters|

It has been almost two years now since public schools have been closed, following government guidelines. Due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, all students had to stay home to stay safe, but now they are finally back! As part of the Just For Kicks (JFK) program, CFI is teaching students at [...]