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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Unlocking the power to lead a better world

Day of the African Child (June 16th) is a day that calls for social justice, and every child’s right to a quality education, unlocking the limitless leadership potential of our African youth. That lea...

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NewsSecondary EducationGlobal

This is the moment to invest in girls’ education

As G7 leaders meet to make decisions that affect the future of this planet, and the UK parliament has the opportunity to review its decision to cut aid spending, Phillip Inman, Economics Editor of the...

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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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FilmAgriculture GuidesMultiple countries

Event – Women in Africa Leading Climate Action

In the world’s poorest communities, the education of girls is causally related to food supply for children and families, and a reduction in future carbon emissions. Through CAMFED's Agriculture Guide ...

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NewsSupporting CAMFEDUnited States

Nicholas Kristof unleashes groundswell of support for girls’ education among New York Times readers

Following CAMFED’s recognition as the Grand Prize Winner of Nicholas Kristof’s 2020 Holiday Impact Prize, announced in his column in the New York Times, generous donors contributed an astonishing $4.6...

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StoryEntrepreneurshipZambia

Prisca

My name is Prisca. I am the mother of Suzen who is a Transition Guide* for Samfya district. My daughter Suzen was privileged to attend a CAMFED Association business and leadership training where she g...

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Girls’ exclusion from education is solvable

Angeline Murimirwa and Lydia Wilbard overcame great odds to complete education, went on to co-found the CAMFED Association of women leaders in Zimbabwe and Tanzania respectively and now steer our orga...

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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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Grassroots leadership benefitting girls, communities, and our planet

CAMFED is in the unique position of being able to draw on a pool of 178,000 experts — young women supported through school by CAMFED, who understand intimately the link between girls’ education, socia...

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StoryHigher EducationMalawi

Miriam

I got the opportunity to join tertiary education at Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Now I can proudly say that I am an Agriculture Extension Development Officer. With my earn...

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StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

Dorcas

The chance to go to school, and then to study sustainable agriculture, changed everything for me and will transform my community. I designed a climate-smart aquaponics system for growing vegetables an...

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FilmCAMFED TeamGlobal

CAMFED 101

Watch a special virtual event with our Executive Director, Angeline Murimirwa, to learn why CAMFED was named the top organization in 2020 by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

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