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Looking at girls’ education through a different lens

CAMFED Co-Executives Angeline Murimirwa and Lucy Lake are urging the global education community to take an approach that is both inclusive and disruptive in order to change the status quo and deliver ...

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Judith Msindo writes for Ms. Magazine about the transformative power of education

For Judith Msindo, school was a source of hope, and a place of safety and security, but without the support from her village community she may never have attended. As millions more girls across the gl...

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New York ethical fashion brand Marcella and CAMFED on NBC

New York-based Marcella, co-founded by Siyana and Andy Huszar, is a sustainable women's fashion brand with a purpose. Though its partnership with CAMFED, Marcella is supporting girls in Africa to go t...

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Dorcas scoops Resolution Project Fellowship

Dorcas Lukwesa, a CAMFED Association member from Zambia and founder of a Mobile Aquaponics agribusiness has been awarded a fellowship by The Resolution Project Social Venture Challenge at the 2021 Mas...

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Dotto’s Story

Meet Dotto, a CAMFED Association member and Learner Guide from Tanzania. The Learner Guide Program sees young women who have experienced first-hand the barriers to education for girls in marginalized ...

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CAMFED awarded 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

We are thrilled that CAMFED has been awarded the 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit in recognition of extraordinary contri...

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A Cambridge event with the Yidan Prize Foundation

Inequality in education didn’t start with the pandemic—but it’s more starkly obvious now than ever before. We’re bringing together education and inclusion experts to explore how to level the playing f...

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Watch the CAMFED Annual Review 2020 Video

In a year that tested us all, our power came from our grassroots leadership - the young educated women in the CAMFED Association, who will stop at nothing to make sure girls stay safe and keep learnin...

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Sustainable business opportunities for women in northern Ghana

CAMFED, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Mastercard Foundation share the goal of supporting young women to access dignified and fulfilling work. Through an exciting research collabor...

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StoryLearner GuidesZambia

Chise

I come from a family of 11 children, nine boys and two girls. I am the seventh child. My family lives in Mpika district, Zambia. When I was growing up my father worked as a government teacher and my m...

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CAMFED honored with Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation

The prestigious 2021 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation recognizes our work in supporting girls to learn, thrive and lead, with an eagle eye on sustainability, equity and social ...

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