When you envision a champion, what qualities do they possess? At Camfed, all of our Champions are inspiring and have tenacity, creativity, and most importantly, an unwavering passion for the pursuit of girls’ education and opportunity for women.
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From telling your networks about us to setting up a fundraising campaign, there are lots of ways to get involved with Camfed and help girls in Africa.
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Supporters are doing amazing things every day to help get more girls to school in Africa. Read what’s happening around Camfed.
Thanks to your generous support for our Seasonal Appeal, 6872 more girls in Africa will go to school. Your gifts will continue to give for years to come because you are helping to nurture a new generation of educated young women eager to give back to their communities.
Read a letter to Desderia, a schoolgirl in Tanzania, from Lydia Wilbard, co-Executive Director, Camfed Tanzania
Have you ever thought what life is like for girls in Africa who don’t get the chance to go to school? For Chisanga, a secondary school pupil in rural Zambia, it’s something she thinks about a lot.
When you set a child on the path to education in rural Africa, something remarkable happens: she transforms her world.
With the chance to go to school, she begins a journey that will open up opportunities she never imagined. And as an adult she will be able to do something as powerful as you: she will be able to give to others.
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Camfed champions across the world are raising money for Camfed. See who’s doing what – and help them to reach their goal.
“I had a stack of opportunities as a kid and young woman that I took for granted and really didn't take advantage of them. I want other girls to have some of those opportunities so they have the confidence to do the amazing things that we, as women, are fully capable of doing.”
Sally-Anne DunnRead Sally-Anne 's story
“I can see that education changes things in my work. If it makes a difference at the top end, just think what difference it can make for girls in rural Africa.”
Monica PiercyRead Monica's story
“... we believe turning wealth into opportunities for women in education, entrepreneurship, and equality is the greatest gift we can offer.”
Suzanne EvansRead Suzanne 's story
“It's been physically draining,” says Amaya, who cycled through 29 countries in 17 months. “I had malaria twice and Eric broke his collarbone. Many times we wanted to give up and throw in the towel. But so many people were supporting us and watching our progress, and that's what kept us going.”
Eric and AmayaRead Eric and Amaya's story
Upcoming fundraising events
Upcoming Fundraising Events
Here’s a list of events being held in aid of Camfed. If you are interested in hosting an event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
On Friday, April 17th, Camfed’s CEO Lucy Lake will be joining Graça Machel, Memory Banda, Rebecca Winthrop and Mabel van Oranje to speak on a panel entitled ‘Unleashing Girls’ Power’.
Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a traffic free bike ride through five boroughs of New York City! For one day, the roads are yours, the bridges are yours, the city is yours. Join Team Camfed and have the exciting chance to take part in this one of a kind event.
Consider becoming a member of Team Camfed and participating in the 2015 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon on June 7, 2015 in San Francisco. Throughout training for the event, Team Camfed will be fundraising to create the opportunity for impoverished girls in rural Africa to attend high school.
Join our Camfed Team on SUNDAY 12TH JULY on this whistle-stop tour of central London, allowing you to experience the capital as never before.