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NewsPress CoverageZimbabwe

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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NewsClimate ChangeMultiple countries

Meet our three Mastercard Foundation-EARTH University Fellows tackling climate change

Three young women at the forefront of our movement have been awarded prestigious Mastercard Foundation-EARTH University Graduate Fellowships to enable them to grow CAMFED’s climate-smart Agriculture G...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Earth Day 2021 – Education is Climate Action

This Earth Day, join us on Esnath’s cricket farm in Zimbabwe; meet Miriam, who is raising productivity while preventing soil erosion in rural Malawi, and read about the link between education and clim...

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StoryHigher EducationZimbabwe

Forget

Through the CAMFED Association I have also been doing a lot to build resilience to climate change — passing on knowledge through a cascade system. With other young women who have studied at EARTH Uni...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Social justice starts with girls’ education

World Day of Social Justice (February 20) is a date to recognize how far we must travel to tackle poverty, exclusion, gender inequity, and other critical challenges. These are issues exacerbated by th...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

Education Day: Learning should not be a luxury

A year ago none of us could have predicted the widespread disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic would soon inflict on education systems everywhere. This uncertainty continues into 2021, affecting mill...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

BBC features CAMFED in climate action podcast on girls’ education & empowerment

As part of a new series, developed with the Royal Geographical Society, BBC Radio Four is exploring 39 ways in which people around the globe are taking pioneering action on climate change. In the epis...

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StoryHigher EducationZimbabwe

Petronella

After I graduated from school, I joined the CAMFED Association — the network women leaders educated with CAMFED's support — in January 2014. Through the network I had the opportunity to train as a Lea...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

Africa Youth Day 2020: Vee Kativhu with Linda Bhebhe and Natasha Mabuza

For Africa Youth Day (November 1st), Zimbabwean-born Varaidzo (Vee) Kativhu, award-winning education content creator and social mobility ambassador, met up with CAMFED Association leaders Linda Bhebhe...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

Agriculture Guide training takes place across Zimbabwe

This month, training sessions for 160 new CAMFED Association Agriculture Guides have taken place in 8 rural districts across Zimbabwe. This marks a significant expansion of our award-winning Climate-S...

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StorySecondary EducationZimbabwe

Addlight

Addlight is a high school student from Kwekwe district in Zimbabwe. She was identified as being vulnerable to dropout by members of the CAMFED Association, Michelle and Chreanagy. They raised Addlight...

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