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“We achieved beyond our expectations…”

By |2020-11-03T16:32:18+07:00November 3rd, 2020|Student reporters|

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 [...]

“We love sharing…”

By |2020-11-03T11:46:57+07:00November 3rd, 2020|Student reporters|

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 [...]

“I’ve learned a lot from them…”

By |2020-11-03T11:39:12+07:00November 3rd, 2020|Student reporters|

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 [...]

“Pchum Ben Day Has Changed”

By |2020-10-02T09:55:43+07:00October 2nd, 2020|Student reporters|

In the previous newsletter, we talked about how different Khmer New Year was, due to COVID-19 in Cambodia. This month we want to tell you more about another big holiday and celebration day during the year which is Pchum Ben Day! Pchum Ben is one of the largest festivals in Cambodia. Every year in [...]

“Now, Sokha is back to school”

By |2020-10-02T09:54:38+07:00October 2nd, 2020|Student reporters|

Public schools have finally reopened after a long period of time due to the COVID-19 situation in Cambodia, which means it’s time for the students to get back to their study-habits. Most of the students are very happy to get back to school, meet their friends and teachers again but some are not ready [...]

“Khmer New Year 2020 Has Changed”

By |2020-09-04T15:55:14+07:00September 4th, 2020|Student reporters|

In Cambodia, there are a lot of public holidays during the year but the most exciting holiday for everyone is Khmer New Year. On Khmer New Year, people all around the country go back to their homeland and celebrate this holiday with friends and family. People usually celebrate Khmer New Year by having a [...]

“Helping through learning by Alisha.”

By |2020-09-04T15:43:35+07:00September 4th, 2020|Student reporters|

In the past four months, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many people around the world. Many in Cambodia are struggling to make a living during this time. My name is Alisha and I’ve just finished a study placement at Children’s Future International. After volunteering myself for a year in a daycare center in Tel [...]

“I’m proud of my child”

By |2020-07-02T09:49:32+07:00July 2nd, 2020|Student reporters|

Meet Tong, a 10-year-old boy who studies in grade four in the morning at public school; English, and Computer at CFI in the afternoon. Tong liked to play a lot during the computer class, making it hard for his teacher to explain the lesson and his classmates to focus. Tong always disturbed his friends [...]