In February, seven new students joined the Cambodian Village Fund Scholarship Program. They all completed high school with excellent grades and dreams of pursuing a higher education. Their families are poor and cannot afford the cost of university. Because of their scholarships, these bright, ambitious young women moved to the city of Battambang, where most […]
Our Visit To Cambodia
“Let’s see the fruits of the seeds we plant!” Our supporters and their compassionate giving are building the foundations for a better world. We visit Cambodia as often as we can to see the transformations with our own eyes. On this year’s trip, several American friends came along. Silke and Darren, who oversaw the building […]
Our New Dormitory
We have great news. The dorm is complete and far exceeds our wildest expectations. It is a modern, 3 story building in a centrally located district of Battambang and can house 24 college students. It has a rooftop terrace with views overlooking the city. It is a safe place to live, learn, connect and inspire. […]
New Scholarship Students
We are excited to add several new students to our college scholarship program this year. Generous contributions and ongoing support from our donors allow Cambodian girls to pursue their dream of education and a path to a better life. “If I graduate from college, I will become a resource for my society, country and my […]
Mona’s Library Opens in Stoeung Chak Village
Every child deserves the joy of books. The children in the rural villages of Cambodia have very limited access to books. Families with incomes of $3-$4 per day cannot afford to buy books. With the opening of Mona’s Library, packed with brand new, colorful books, the children can choose a book and take it home […]
Mona’s Fund – A Little Girl Lives On by Making Lives Better
Mona was only nine years old when a terrible accident ended her life. Friends and family wanted her adventurous, curious, and joyful spirit to continue to live on. Mona’s mother, Silke, a longtime supporter of the Cambodian Village Fund, cherished Mona’s curiosity and her love for learning and for books. When people asked her: “How […]
Response to Covid-19
While there have been only 122 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Cambodia (as of May 10), that doesn’t mean that the people are not suffering. The government has closed all schools, museums, concerts and many business. Rural families are suffering from loss of income and lack of food. Families who normally get by on a […]
Scholarship Students Start College
Four of our scholarship students graduated from high school this year and started college last week. They all passed the National High School Exam in August.
September Match Fundraiser
PLEASE HELP us celebrate our 53rd Wedding Anniversary by donating to our annual “September Anniversary Fundraiser.” All donations in September will be matched so each dollar you donate is worth $2.
Cambodian Village Fund scholarship student Socheata has a new business—selling books online. (It reminds us of how a well-known Internet giant got started.) Socheata, a first-year college student, is attending two universities simultaneously. She’s studying English Literature at Preah Sihanouk Raja Buddhist University-Battambang Branch (SBUBB) and also studying marketing at the University of Management and […]
Venerable Sovechea and the Cambodian Village Fund
Venerable Vy Sovechea explains why he is committed to helping the Cambodian Village Fund and how his community benefits.
Scholarship Girls Pay It Forward
Our scholarship students come from poor families themselves, but they often do charity work to help others in need.
Youth Soccer League Started in Prey Touch Commune
We are starting a youth soccer league for our villages, one of the first in Cambodia.
English Language Students Receive Awards
To celebrate the end of a successful year, our English teachers held an awards ceremony/party/clean-up detail for our 250 English language students.
New Football Stadium in Prey Touch
Prey Touch Commune has a new football (soccer) stadium thanks to a $62,000 donation from the Timothy Sykes Foundation.
Scholarship Girls Move to Battambang
Six of our high school scholarship students recently moved to Battambang so they can attend Preah Monivong High School, one of the best public schools in Cambodia.
New College Graduates
We are very proud of our two newest college graduates, Sinat and Sophat, who just completed work on their Bachelor’s degrees in Hospitality and Tourism from Build Bright University.
Scholarship students headed to university
We are very proud of our two high school seniors, Sokny and Sothea, who passed the national high school exit exam and will attend college.
Brian Dean school almost finished
The 3-room Brian Dean Learning Center at Prey Touch Primary School is nearing completion.
Scholarship girls get new laptops
First year college students, Sopheap (left) and Sreinoch, received new laptop computers.