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Women’s leadership for girls’ education: Celebrating IWD 2021

On International Women’s Day (March 8) CAMFED’s global community showed up to celebrate the activism of our young women leaders across Africa, who are tackling the learning crisis exacerbated by COVID...

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StoryHigher EducationTanzania

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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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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International Women’s Day 2021

For International Women’s Day (March 8) join our African leaders as we #ChooseToChallenge the learning crisis exacerbated by COVID-19. A year after the declaration of the pandemic, the young women in ...

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A coronavirus update from CAMFED

As the latest news and advice around coronavirus continues to evolve quickly, CAMFED is closely monitoring the situation and the impact on the people and communities we serve. With schools in many ...

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StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Cindy

I had a bittersweet childhood. In the beginning my father was present and life was better, but since we lost him it is just four of us - my mom, one brother, one sister, and myself. I am the last born...

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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)Ghana

Business start-up kits for graduates in Ghana

Last month CAMFED Ghana provided 60 young women entrepreneurs with start-up kits, specialist equipment, and training, to enable them to launch or grow their businesses in 2021. As global events contin...

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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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CAMFED 2020 highlights – Together we can!

But with your unwavering support, and the unstoppable determination of our CAMFED Association of women leaders, we’ve been working tirelessly to keep girls safe and learning, and support young women t...

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