Kate, CAMFED Association member, Ghana
Still a CAMFED-supported university student, Kate has already founded her own organization to build young people’s excitement and engagement around literacy. Her outreach benefits the most marginalized children, including those from under-resourced, rural communities, those not in mainstream schools, and those in hospital. Kate has received national awards in recognition of her commitment to paying forward the benefits of education.
Patience, CAMFED Association member, Zimbabwe
Patience was herself supported to return to school by CAMFED Association members, after she dropped out due to poverty. Today, as a leader in this powerful network, she trains young women in entrepreneurship and as life skills mentors (Learner Guides). Using her knowledge of Information Technology she is helping to bridge the digital divide for school students and graduates in rural communities. Her activism has been highlighted in the international media.