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ChildFund Cambodia is the representative office of ChildFund Australia. ChildFund began working in Cambodia in 2007, and works in partnership with children, their communities and local institutions to create lasting change, respond to humanitarian emergencies and promote children’s rights. Projects are implemented in the rural districts of Svay Rieng, Prey Veng, Kratie, and Battambang provinces, as well as urban Phnom Penh, focused on improving living standards for excluded or marginalised communities.

ChildFund Australia is an independent and non-religious international development organisation that works to reduce poverty for children in the developing world.

A global network of 11 organisations which assists 13 million children and their families in over 60 countries. The 11 organisations are: 1-Barnfonden, 2-ChildFund Australia, 3-ChildFund Deutschland, 4-ChildFund International (USA), 5-ChildFund Ireland, 6-ChildFund Japan, 7-ChildFund Korea, 8-ChildFund New Zealand, 9-Children Believe (Canada), 10-Educo (Spain), 11-Un Enfant par la Main (France)

• ChildFund Australia brings change for children by building assets, reducing exclusion, increasing their power and strengthening protection (our Theory of Change).

• Our work protects and advances the rights of children as set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.

• ChildFund Australia places children at the centre, ensuring that our work makes an enduring and positive impact on their lives, and that children are heard and have influence.

• We work on a long-term basis with communities to deliver programs made up of projects that address education, protection and children’s resilience, as well as healthcare, food security, livelihoods, water and sanitation.

• We support communities to reduce the risks caused by disasters, and respond immediately - directly or via partners - to humanitarian emergencies.

• ChildFund Australia values partnership, and works with communities, local civil society, governments, businesses and other development agencies, so that change for
children happens more quickly and effectively.

• ChildFund Australia designs and implement programs that are inclusive of all children in the communities where we work, including girls, children from ethnic communities, and those with disabilities.

• ChildFund Australia is committed to measuring and reporting on the effectiveness of our programs. We make continual improvements based on regular review, reflection, research and analysis of the outcomes we are achieving.

• ChildFund Australia holds itself to account with the communities and children with whom we work, and the people who support our work financially and in other ways. We are committed to providing regular and accurate feedback to communities and supporters.

• ChildFund Australia strives to build meaningful connections between children and communities in different countries.

• ChildFund Australia abides by the highest levels of financial accountability, can demonstrate efficiency in the use of funds, and keeps administration costs to a minimum.