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Investing in Online Education for Young Learners

2020-07-01T10:29:47+07:00July 1st, 2020|

Investing in Online Education for Young Learners ISF is invested in helping students adjust to new ways of learning in an ever-changing world. So we are working with students to familiarise them with useful online communication tools. Since March, all schools in in Cambodia closed to prevent community spread of COVID-19. Since [...]

ISF Student Turns Teacher

2020-07-01T11:10:41+07:00July 1st, 2020|

ISF Student Turns Teacher How a young Cambodian overcame adversity to give back during COVID-19 Imagine this: your family is desperately struggling to make ends meet in the slums of Phnom Penh. Then COVID-19 comes along, and your school is closed down by the Government. Then your parents’ work dries up. They’re [...]

ISF Offering Online English Lessons Amid COVID-19

2020-06-29T10:05:05+07:00June 29th, 2020|

ISF Offering Online English Lessons Amid COVID-19 Normally, ISF English teacher Josh Kauffman would object if one of his student’s parents came into his classroom to ask her son to do the ironing, and wouldn’t be too happy about the babies or chickens occasionally wandering in either. But these are new times. [...]

WATCH: We’re Still a Team!

2020-07-02T08:57:14+07:00June 26th, 2020|

WATCH: We’re Still a Team! ISF Takes The Pitch Online Though our Football Programme is on hiatus, ISF coaches are still dedicated to their players. They are using technology creatively to keep players engaged. Without the structure of school and sports, they fear these youth may well fall into child labour [...]

Young Coaches Keep ISF Team Spirit Alive During COVID-19

2020-06-25T15:21:38+07:00June 25th, 2020|

Young Coaches Keep ISF Team Spirit Alive During COVID-19 “I miss the smiles,” says Leap, one of ISF’s most passionate young football coaches. “As a coach, when I go out to train one of our teams, I always get greeted with lots of smiles and happiness from the players. It’s sad not [...]

Social Distance Football Really Goes the Distance

2020-06-25T11:45:49+07:00June 23rd, 2020|

Social Distance Football Really Goes the Distance When our coaches invented Social Distance Football back in April, they had no idea it would make an impact across the whole world; celebrated in the Americas, Asia and Europe. The game is a specially designed variation of football, enforcing strict social distance rules, ensuring [...]

ISF and Linklaters Work to Guide Students Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis

2020-06-05T07:04:26+07:00June 4th, 2020|

ISF and Linklaters Work to Guide Students Amidst the COVID-19 Crisis As Cambodia confronts the economic consequences of the Coronavirus pandemic, ISF’s employment support is more crucial than ever. Our most recent community survey told a very troubling story: over 90% of respondents have lost their job or over half their income [...]

Panha Uses Mentorship to Advance His University Studies

2020-06-03T16:57:36+07:00May 29th, 2020|

Panha Uses Mentorship to Advance His University Studies Panha is one of ISF’s most dedicated students. He’s currently receiving our support as he studies in university with a dual major in English language and Architecture. His mother, Chenda is also very much involved in our organisation. She runs an ISF community library [...]

ISF Parent Reveals How COVID-19 Has Impacted Her Family

2020-05-29T10:36:01+07:00May 29th, 2020|

ISF Parent Reveals How COVID-19 Has Impacted Her Family Recently, one of our exceptional social workers sat down with Toek Channy. This ISF student’s mother, to speak about how the COVID-19 crisis has affected her family. Usually she spends her days selling home-made cakes on the streets of Phnom Penh, but, with many [...]

Creating a World First – Social Distance Football!

2020-05-18T09:58:21+07:00May 18th, 2020|

Creating a World First – Social Distance Football! In a crisis it is the poor who are usually most vulnerable; COVID-19 is no exception. The Cambodian Government has closed schools down to prevent the spread of the virus, but parents who are poor still have to work. In rural Cambodia, extended family [...]

Turning ISF Coaches into Champions, Locally and Globally

2020-05-18T09:59:20+07:00May 18th, 2020|

Turning ISF Coaches into Champions, Locally and Globally While there has been no official lockdown in Cambodia of the kind many countries have faced, the Government has closed schools and forbade organised sports as precautionary measures. Extreme restrictions have also been placed on international travel. It seems to be working, since Cambodia [...]

VIDEO: ISF Kicks off Workout at Home with a Cause with a Plank Challenge

2020-05-08T15:03:59+07:00May 8th, 2020|

ISF Takes a Plank Challenge ISF kicked off its Workout at Home for a Cause fundraiser with a plank challenge. This isometric exercise is performed by maintaining a position similar to a push-up and increases core strength. Eleven energetic ISF staff from multiple departments took to our Steung Meanchey school football [...]