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Sustainable business opportunities for women in northern Ghana

CAMFED, the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the Mastercard Foundation share the goal of supporting young women to access dignified and fulfilling work. Through an exciting research collabor...


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 ...


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...


StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana


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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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...


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...



Safeguarding girls and their rights during a time of crisis

On November 5th, CAMFED Ghana hosted its Annual Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program Research and Learning Summit around the theme ‘Implications of COVID-19 on education: Addressing the impact on gi...


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

CAMFED Association members recognized with Humanitarian Awards in Ghana

Three CAMFED Association members, Kate Wodenya Amenyikor, Jennifer De-Graft Ninson and Angelina Anita Ama Annobil have been recognized for their activism in promoting quality, equitable education at t...



Olivia Kipo

I was born in a village and grew up with my mum, dad and five siblings. I am the first born. My dad is a teacher and my mum was into farming. They value education and would do everything they could to...


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

CAMFED-NBSSI Dialog: Support for young women entrepreneurs during and beyond COVID-19

On September 17th, CAMFED Ghana and the National Board for Small Scale Industries (NBSSI) hosted a virtual dialog as part of work to support young women entrepreneurs during and beyond COVID-19. In th...


NewsResearchMultiple countries

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We are currently working on improving the CAMFED website to make it easier for you to find important information and ways to support our work.

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

World Youth Skills Day 2020

Youth, and particularly young women, have been deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The combination of disruption to education and training, job losses due to business closures, and difficulty r...

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