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Fadila

Secondary Student, Ghana

Secondary student Fadila sitting outside her school

Meet Fadila, a secondary student from Sagnarigu district in the northern part of Ghana. In the communities like hers that CAMFED serves, persistent poverty threatens to push vulnerable girls into unsafe work or child marriage. Here, Fadila explains what the right to remain and thrive in education means to her.

Education means a lot to me because as an upcoming philanthropist, I would like to cater for the needy ones and the vulnerable ones.

As an educated person, I would like to empower women to evolve in training and businesses so they will be able to fend for themselves.

After school, Fadila will be able to join the Association of women leaders educated with CAMFED support. There she’ll find peer support, mentorship and training to help her fulfil her own potential as well as to pay forward the benefits of education to others around her.

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