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StoryCommunity ChampionsGhana

Salamatu

Salamatu comes from a rural community in the North East region of Ghana. As a child, she had to walk nine miles to high school, and struggled to complete her education. Salamatu stepped up to chair a ...

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StoryParents (Support Groups)Malawi

Rhoda

Rhoda comes from Zomba District in southeastern Malawi. She has been a member of her local Mother Support Group since 2012. As Chairwoman of this dedicated group, Rhoda leads other parents in their ef...

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StoryCommunity ChampionsZambia

Headwoman Kalima

Headwoman Kalima is a farmer, traditional leader, and CAMFED Community Champion, overseeing the activities in her rural village in Zambia. She is actively involved in the local school, meeting with te...

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StoryTeachersTanzania

Hellen

Meet Hellen, a teacher at a CAMFED partner school in Kibaha District, Tanzania. For seven years, Hellen has enjoyed teaching Swahili to secondary students, and now she is stepping up to support the mo...

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StoryTeachersMalawi

Mercy

Mercy is a teacher in Zomba District, in the southern region of Malawi. Having grown up and completed school in Zomba, Mercy has first hand experience of the challenges many of her students face. Alth...

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StoryParents (Support Groups)Tanzania

Jafari

Jafari chairs a Parent Support Group in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania, where he lives with his wife and four sons. Although his children are now enrolled in secondary school, through the group Jafari co...

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StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

Alice

Alice, a member of the CAMFED Association of women leaders educated with CAMFED support, works to keep girls in school and out of child marriage. She uses her own experience of the risks of child marr...

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