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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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Mariam

During my Diploma course in Animal Health and Production I was so relaxed and free from worry just knowing that CAMFED backed me up with school fees, practical field costs, and direct costs at school....

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Honor your sisterhood this Galentine’s Day

February 13 is Galentine’s Day — a moment to honor female friendship. Right now all of us are missing friends we usually turn to when things get tough. But while we are apart, we have never been more...

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Cambridge University researchers: We need to prioritize education of marginalized girls

This year marks the 5th birthday of the Research for Equitable Access to Learning (REAL) Centre at the University of Cambridge, launched in partnership with CAMFED. Speaking at the opening event in 20...

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Meet Sophia – Learner Guide from Tanzania

Sophia is a leader in her community and a role model to other girls. After finishing school with CAMFED support Sophia joined the CAMFED Association of women leaders educated with CAMFED support and c...

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Sophia

Overcoming a vulnerable childhood, Sophia is now a CAMFED Learner Guide, entrepreneur and pillar of her community. Equipped with education and training she is transforming lives of children in her com...

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Ministry pays heartfelt tribute to Learner Guides’ activism and commitment to girls’ education

On Saturday, 3 October, CAMFED Tanzania welcomed the Hon. Loata Erasto Ole Sanare, Morogoro Regional Commissioner, representing the Hon. Suleiman Jafo, Minister from the President’s Office - Regional ...

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The CAMFED Learner Guide Program

The Learner Guide Program sees young women who have experienced first-hand the barriers to education for girls in marginalized communities - and have received support to go to school - return to their...

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Have your say about the CAMFED website & you may win a handwoven artisan basket

We are currently working on improving the CAMFED website to make it easier for you to find important information and ways to support our work.

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CAMFED Tanzania – Coping with COVID – Fiona Mavhinga in conversation with Lydia Wilbard

This conversation, moderated by CAMFED's Fiona Mavhinga, features Lydia Wilbard, National Director of CAMFED Tanzania, and Nasikiwa Mwalisu, CAMFED Tanzania's Program Manager, discussing how the COVID...

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World Youth Skills Day 2020

Youth, and particularly young women, have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The combination of disruption to education and training, job losses due to business closures, and difficulty r...

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Eva

Eva grew up in rural Tanzania with her parents, two brothers and one sister. Her lasting memory of her childhood is of a family life shaped by poverty. Due to this, and the fact that they lived a long...

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