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ISF Social Workers Describe Life on The COVID-19 Frontlines

2020-10-06T14:25:24+07:00October 6th, 2020|

ISF Social Workers Describe Life on The COVID-19 Frontlines “We’re doing everything we can to stop kids from dropping out of education forever,” says Sree, ISF social worker. “But things are very hard out there. There’s more poverty, more drugs and more violence since the virus came.” Many people have compared the [...]

Chanthy Finds a New Life Through Words

2020-10-06T16:32:57+07:00October 6th, 2020|

Chanthy Finds a New Life Through Words When harsh hair dying chemicals began to damage her health, Nov Chanthy closed her home salon and was on the lookout for work. So once her father fell ill, she readily took on his old job. She now continues his work as an ISF community [...]

ISF Extends Healthcare Benefits During Covid-19

2020-10-23T10:08:05+07:00October 6th, 2020|

ISF Extends Healthcare Benefits During Covid-19 Stacked rubbish, poor sanitation, and lack of access to healthcare are some of the biggest problems in the urban slum communities we serve. In fact, inadequate drainage in a community near our Chbar Ampov campus regularly forces residents to flee rising waste-infused waters during the rainy [...]

Coming Back Strong – Our All Abilities Football Event

2020-09-30T16:21:01+07:00September 30th, 2020|

Coming Back Strong – Our All Abilities Football Event “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand.” We have always believed in these words [...]

Why It’s So Important Now To Use Sports to Create Social Impact

2020-09-30T15:33:24+07:00September 30th, 2020|

Why It’s So Important Now To Use Sports to Create Social Impact “Football is fun, but it can be more than that too,” says Samedy Yin, head of ISF’s football programme. “There are ways we can use it to learn and teach about social issues, such as drug and alcohol use, domestic violence [...]

See Our Latest Trustees’ Statement & Audited Accounts

2020-09-04T11:07:38+07:00September 4th, 2020|

See Our Latest Trustees' Statement At ISF, it is incredibly important to us to build trust with our donors and in the wider nonprofit community. The bedrock of building that trust is through transparency. Along with releasing our annual Impact Report, we also publish full statements revealing the status of our financial [...]

ISF’s Sewing Team Fights COVID-19 with Style

2020-08-28T09:30:24+07:00August 28th, 2020|

ISF’s Sewing Team Fights COVID-19 with Style What do you get when you mix Cambodian culture, a global pandemic and creativity? The answer: stylish face masks made by our talented sewing team at ISF Chbar Ampov.  Cambodia may have been spared the worst of the COVID-19 crisis in terms of infections, but [...]

Channa Stitches Together a New Life

2020-08-28T11:56:52+07:00August 28th, 2020|

Channa Stitches Together a New Life Channa’s life was turned upside down by the global COVID-19 pandemic. The 32-year old mother had built a career as a garment factory worker. The hours were long and the work demanding, but she took pride in always being able to provide for her family. Though due [...]

How ISF Is Nurturing Future Sport For Social Impact Leaders

2020-08-07T09:59:10+07:00August 7th, 2020|

How ISF Is Nurturing Future Sport For Social Impact Leaders At ISF, we’ve always believed that it’s not problems that matter most, given that problems are inevitable. It’s the way we respond to them that is truly important, as individuals and as an organization. COVID-19 has been a bigger problem than we [...]

Bopha Isn’t Giving Her Studies a Break During COVID-19

2020-08-10T11:16:38+07:00July 27th, 2020|

Bopha Isn’t Giving Her Studies a Break During COVID-19 Things have changed drastically for Bopha*. Only months ago, she woke up early each day to change into her  school uniform, now she can easily study in her pajamas. Even so, her study regimen is far from leisurely. While ISF’s Chbar Ampov campus [...]

Say Hello to Seiha, a Compassionate Powerhouse

2020-07-29T11:10:30+07:00July 27th, 2020|

Say Hello to Seiha, a Compassionate Powerhouse Seiha Kong is a powerhouse, one of the strong pillars on which many an ISF achievement has rested. She joined us nine years ago in 2011 as the Operations Manager of our first education centre in Steung Meanchey. A year later, she then took [...]

Ratana Adjusts to Learning at Home

2020-07-29T11:09:41+07:00July 27th, 2020|

Ratana Adjusts to Learning at Home In 2019, Ratana’s life was changed by one unplanned meeting. Her mother happened to meet an ISF social worker visiting her neighbourhood on a recruitment mission. Learning more about our holistic Education Programme, she saw it as an opportunity for her daughter to have a better [...]