Visal’s Success

By |2020-01-06T14:26:01+07:00January 6th, 2020|Student reporters|

You may recognize Visal. We last wrote about him in September 2016 under the pseudonym “Tola”. Now Visal is an adult and has given us permission to use his real name. At the time we told you how amazing he was as a student and how he studied hard to become the top-ranking student [...]

My Christmas day

By |2020-01-06T14:20:07+07:00January 6th, 2020|Student reporters|

Channy, 12, is a student at Pheam Ek Primary School and is one of our student reporters. In this story, she tells us about how she celebrates Christmas Day in Battambang. Every year on the 25th of December is Christmas day. Many people celebrate with their friends, family and their loved ones. They decorate [...]

The Duke Of Edinburgh

By |2019-12-03T16:05:37+07:00December 3rd, 2019|Student reporters|

TingGi is 11 years old and has just joined CFI’s reporter club. He’s in grade four at Kdol DounTav Elementary School and would love to tell you about The Duke Of Edinburgh Program at CFI. Recently, the British Embassy in Phnom Penh invited Children’s Future to run an international award program called The Duke [...]

Reflections from an Australian social work student

By |2019-11-04T17:44:04+07:00November 4th, 2019|Student reporters|

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 [...]

Back to school

By |2019-11-04T17:22:42+07:00November 4th, 2019|Student reporters|

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 [...]

“My Pchum Ben Day”

By |2019-10-07T17:17:03+07:00October 7th, 2019|Student reporters|

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 [...]

Sokha’s journey

By |2019-10-07T17:16:59+07:00October 7th, 2019|Student reporters|

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 [...]

“CFI is my second home”

By |2019-08-05T17:31:54+07:00August 5th, 2019|Student reporters|

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 why CFI is her second home. When I first started with CFI, I was so scared to play with other kids and [...]