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Heartbreaking Injustice

An article that appeared in The Guardian tells the heartbreaking story of a young girl in Cambodia who had her virginity sold by her mother. As a staff, we read these things and can’t help but weep for the injustice and evil that permeates this dark aspect of Cambodian culture. To us, it seems so […]

Day of Prayer is HERE!

 Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty AND CGI’s Day of Prayer! Please join us in praying for: -The CGI staff in Cambodia -The CGI staff in the U.S. -The country of Cambodia as a whole, that it would allow the love of Jesus to infiltrate the culture and that He would […]

Prayers for the Beringers

Alan and Katy Berginer and their son Jonah will be returning this week to the US. Their furlough will extend through February as they visit with supporters, friends and family and also welcome their second son! They’ve shared with us a few prayer requests: -Prayers for the CGI staff in Cambodia -Prayers for safe travels […]

2nd Annual CGI Day of Prayer

October 17 is a day set aside by the UN to recognize the plight of the poor worldwide. It’s called the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, and last year we created a CGI day of prayer in conjunction with this important day. As a ministry that seeks to eradicate poverty in Cambodia, we […]


Cambodia’s poverty can be overwhelming. It’s overwhelming in a very different way than America’s poverty. There are poor families in both places, and no poverty is “less legitimate” than another. But poverty in Cambodia and other third-world countries often goes beyond what most poor in developed nations have experienced. In America, for example, the bottom […]

Bubbling Over

There’s nothing we love more than seeing the smiles and giggles of the precious girls in our Culinary Training Center program. Chef Ryana sent us these photos of the girls whipping up some bubble tea, a hot new menu item of the Red Chili menu! At the Red Chili Mexican Grill in Battambang, these girls […]

Pchum Ben

One of the annual Buddhist traditions in Cambodia is called Pchum Ben, or “Ancestor’s Day.” As Cambodia prepares to enter into Pchum Ben, we would like to ask that you cover this time in prayer in the coming days. Pchum Ben is thought to be a period when the ghosts of deceased ancestors are in […]

Help Us Reach Our Fund-A-Need Goal!

We extended an invitation at Saturday’s gala to help CGI fund current and important needs. Our greatest need right now is for additional staffing in Cambodia. While programs like byTavi, Imprint, cgiKids and the Culinary Training Center are the avenues we use to fight poverty and human trafficking, it is truly all about PEOPLE. We want […]

2014 Gala

We want to thank each of you from the bottom of our hearts for all you do to support the mission of CGI. This year’s fundraising gala was amazing and inspiring, and we LOVED sharing the latest from Cambodia with you on this special night. In case you missed it….here’s a peek at the video […]

Imprint Helping Kien Svay Kids

  The girls in our Imprint Program have spent many months learning how to sew, and this month they were able to put their seamstress skills to use for a different cause (aside from the amazing Imprint Collection, of course!)  They recently set to work sewing school uniforms for the children of Kien Svay Kids, […]