Check out some of the things we got up to at CFI in December 2020!
Duke of Edinburgh International Award (DofE) is a program that helps young people experience new things, have fun with friends, and have the opportunity to discover new interests and talents. It’s also a tool to develop essential skills for life and work. The DofE is many things to many people, supporting generations to successfully [...]
COVID-19 has changed the way we work. It isn’t safe to do activities with big groups of people. So we changed from meeting in-person to online, we asked our staff to stagger their schedules at the office and work from home. All of this has helped us ensure we practice safe social distancing. It [...]
The year 2020 has been horrible for so many. Recently, in Cambodia, we had the worst floods of the decade. The floods killed 39 people, with 22 in Banteay Meanchey province, and affected 110 cities and districts in 19 of the 25 provinces and Phnom Penh capital city. A total of 120,785 families or [...]
COVID-19 is affecting all sorts of things around the world. People can’t do the things they usually do like traveling, having large parties, or attending big events like concerts. Here in Cambodia students can’t go to school or meet each other in person. This has a huge impact on the people who lost their [...]
This month has seen some other exciting projects take place. We ran our first Community Campaign supported by the European Union (FCF/REaCT). For two weeks all CFI staff shared three important messages regarding keeping children with families. We achieved amazing reach, well beyond our expectations, by telling people directly, speaking to University students, and [...]
CFI had been successfully running the Next Generation Initiative (NGI) program supported by Rotary International with the young people in the Ek Phnom district. NGI helps young people get ‘job ready’ by exploring life skills and employment skills. In the past year, we had groups of students who finished the program and turned out [...]
This month we had a new social worker to start work with us. Vanna was an intern at CFI and this month joined us as a full-time staff member - another success of our intern program. During this period she completed her first home visit to follow up with families that were impacted by [...]