Keeping Kids in Care

By |2017-03-01T23:58:50+07:00March 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Chun Sun, 12 years old, has been the main caretaker for his two young sisters and younger brother for two years year now. Everyday he makes sure his siblings have done their homework, are clean and prepped for school and then drives his youngest sister to Children’s Future on a bicycle. Being the oldest, he [...]

A New Life for Reaksmay

By |2019-03-25T10:22:01+07:00February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

For many children in Cambodia, home life is filled with so much trauma, violence, and discouragement that attending school is barely possible. For this reason, Children’s Future’s team of social workers strives to strengthen children’s familial support and encourage communities to ensure their safety. Our social workers extend support to children and their families, and [...]

Rathana: Cultivating Commitment

By |2017-02-01T19:46:39+07:00February 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Children’s Future International is committed to long-term support during a child’s development, the most critical time in protecting their education and deciding their future. Oftentimes, in cases like Rathana's, social workers and educators work for many years to support their wellbeing and guide them to a more hopeful future. Through continued engagement with our students [...]

For Kids, By Kids

By |2019-03-25T10:22:01+07:00November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

This September, Write Our World lead the “Cambodia Writers’ Club,” a bilingual e-book writing workshop, at our Learning Center in Battambang. The workshop was a great opportunity for our students to develop their voice and tell the stories that they think are important. Students aged 11-13 developed e-books that document some aspect of their culture. [...]

Bridging the Gap in Education.

By |2016-11-01T20:11:42+07:00November 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Last week, Children’s Future welcomed 33 new students into our program. This new group consists of children who have just finished first grade. When Children’s Future performed the entry assessments, we found that only half of these students actually possess the knowledge and skills required to begin second-grade. While Cambodia has seen a big push, [...]

Rotha the Wiz

By |2016-12-02T23:11:11+07:00December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Over the past year Rotha, a fourth-grader, has become one of the most successful students at Children’s Future. Since Rotha joined our program last year, he has been a regular around the Children’s Future Library, where students are welcome to expand their curiosity in reading and receive support in their curricular studies. Here, he takes [...]

Children’s Future: Ahead of the Curve

By |2019-03-25T10:22:01+07:00September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Two and-a-half years ago, Children’s Future International was introduced to an innovative social work tool, Signs of Safety.  The signs of safety tool is a rigorous child protection tool that uses a solution-focused approach and helps social workers and families to have a conversation about the safety of children together. Incorporating the program to be [...]

Sopheak’s Story

By |2019-03-25T10:22:01+07:00September 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sopheak recently completed university with a degree in IT. In his speech at the Children's Future graduation ceremony, he remarked: "When I was young, my mother asked me, 'how long will you go to school for?' And I answered, 'maybe until grade 7 or 8, Mom,' because all I knew from my community was that [...]

Sreymom and her Guitar

By |2016-08-30T22:41:29+07:00August 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

In order to celebrate the end of this school year, CFI school is preparing a certificate-giving ceremony accompanied by student-lead dancing and singing activities. Sreymom is one of the students preparing to perform: I play guitar at CFI when there is a music activity because it makes the group of students happy, and it makes [...]

Hope in Sochenda

By |2016-08-01T16:37:00+07:00August 1st, 2016|Uncategorized|

When Children's Future first encountered Sochenda, age 9, and her family, none of the children were in school. Their mother was a widow and the only caretaker of six children. Children's Future supported the family with food and rice and made it possible for them to move back into their home and for the children [...]