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4th CTC Class Officially Starts!

On Monday, the fourth Culinary Training Center class started their 18-month journey in Battambang! This class is comprised of 14 at-risk girls who will learn not only culinary skills, but also English, Khmer, Math, Bible, Life Skills and Work-Readiness. Each girl received a bike to commute to/from the Culinary Training Center. The 14 girls in […]


Thank you SO much for your continued support of our work in Cambodia. Here’s a special message from Nathan, CGI’s Executive Director.

New Year and New (Baby!) Additions

CGI has gained some new faces in recent weeks! We’re excited to announce three births we’ve been celebrating with our CGI Cambodia staff. Our Kien Svay Kids Coordinator, Srey Leak, gave birth to her first baby boy in December. He is beautiful and healthy and we’re praising God for his safe arrival. Srey Leak is […]

Merry Christmas from Phnom Penh!

Merry Christmas! We want to express our deepest gratitude to each of you. Your support has made a world of difference in our ministry in 2014. We’ve been able to complete our first year of the Imprint Project, expand our Culinary Training Center and restaurants in Cambodia, invest in the lives and education of young […]

Kien Svay Kids Christmas Party!

The Kien Svay Kids recently had a Christmas party! It was a fun day of celebrating how hard they’ve been working, having the chance to open small gifts, and learn about the Savior we celebrate this time of year. There was lots of laughter, games and snacks! This program has been a huge blessing to […]

Giving Tuesday

We all know what Black Friday and Cyber Monday are. They’re days when we scramble for good deals on holiday gifts (byTavi is having some GREAT deals this year, btw!). But have you heard about a new movement called Giving Tuesday? This is a day when we hit pause on the flurry of shopping and focus […]

The Princess Club

Most of you are familiar with our Culinary Training Center (CTC) and our resident culinary instructor, Ryana DeArmond. Not only does Ryana train our CTC students vocationally, but she is also a wonderful friend and mentor to them as well. Her roommate is also involved with the students in a super cool avenue called the […]

God’s Good Timing

Recently, Storm Chiropractic did an awesome thing: they hosted a Kids Wellness Day at their clinic and donated the proceeds to CGI Kids! What an amazing and creative way to use their business as a way to give back. Fast forward to this week, when our Executive Director received an email from Cambodia. The email […]