Vanda Gallova Supports Cambodian Village Fund. Vanda Gallova, a young woman from Slovokia, has asked her friends to support the Cambodian Village Fund in honor of her birthday. She has posted a letter asking her friends to help out.
Trip to Cambodia. Our 2012 trip was such a success we're planning another trip for January 2013. Click here to download the itinerary.
Rebuilding of Road to School Completed--We've rebuilt the road to the Kaun Khlong Primary School so the students will no longer have to wade through knee-deep water during the rainy season. Click here to learn more.
Ex-Redbird Siskowic tackles Cambodia cause. Read article about Cameron Siskowic's involvement with the Cambodian Village Fund.
How One Bike Can Put A Rural Village On The Path To Success. The Cambodian Village Fund began as a simple gift of a bicycle to a village that had no transportation. But that bicycle ended up turning into much more. Click here to read article
One bike leads to a loving adventure. The San UT had a very nice article about the Cambodian Village Fund, and our forthcoming trip to Cambodia. Click here to read it.
CVF Gift Shop Opens--We've added a Gift Shop to our website, where you can purchase tee-shirts, tote bags and books. Check it out.
Microloan Program--In conjunction with another non profit organization--ClassACT--we've started a microloan program in Kaun Khlong. Click here to learn more.
We Are the Village--Breaking Ground Benefit Concert--Our second benefit concert featuring singer/songwriter Chris Hassett was a huge success. 130 people enjoyed Chris singing many new songs, and some old ones.
Yoga Fund Raiser--We held our second annual yoga fund raiser on April 16, 2011. Arati Lane led a wonderful session attended by about 30 people.
Trip to Cambodia--We're organizing a trip to Cambodia in January 2012. We've got an exciting itinerary. Send us an email if you're interested in joining us.
Reach for the Sky Helps Girls Continue their Education--Thanks to a grant from the La Jolla Soroptomists we are now helping girls to continue their education beyond primary school. Click here to learn more.
"To Warm Your Heart" Benefits Cambodian Village Fund--We published a book of inspiring poems written by our friend Katy Guard. Profits from the book go to the Cambodian Village Fund and Katy's trust which helps children in India. Click here to find out how you can purchase the book and help children around the world.
Cambodian Village Fund Launches Dollar Drive--Nancy calculated that if each of our 40,000 friends contributed just one dollar, we could build the first 5-classrooms for the Kaun Khlong primary school. So we launched our Dollar Drive. One small problem--we need a LOT of new friends. So pass the word on to your friends and, who knows, they might become our friends. You can contribute to our Dollar Drive online on the Home Page.
Our First Newsletter--We've published our first newsletter. We sent it to about 250 people. If you want to be added to our email list, complete the form on our Home Page.
Olympathon--In May, our friend, Ginger Allen, organized an "Olympathon" at Skyline Elementary School in Solana Beach. About 50 children completed an hour of games and running to raise money for our school. The Olympathon generated $2,000. We purchased playground and sports equipment for the Kaun Klong Primary School with the money. Click here to learn more.
Chris Hassett Benefit Concert--On April 30th, we had our biggest fundraiser to date—a concert by San Diego singer-songwriter Chris Hassett. The concert made over $5,000! It was produced by AMSD Concerts and held at the Normal Heights United Methodist Church. Chris debuted a song, "We Are the Village", written for the Cambodian Village Fund. See Chris perform our song.
Yoga Fund Raiser--On March 27, 2010, our friend Arati Lane, a certified Yoga instructor, volunteered her time to conduct a Yoga class. Thirty people attended the yoga class held at the Kensington Community Church generating over $900 for the school. Click here to see photos.
Site Preparation for Classroom Building Complete--In July 2009 we financed the preparation of the land for the new classroom building. This part of the project involved moving over 8500 cubic yards of dirt from the nearby temple to the school site. Click here to learn more about our school project.
San Diego Magazine Tells Story of Cambodian Village Fund--An article in the March 2008 issue of San Diego Magazine featured a story about the Cambodian Village Fund. To read the entire article, click here.