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Fatima

I’m Fatima, a secondary student from Ghana. Today, I am thriving at school alongside my fellow classmates. However, I have faced many challenges throughout my…

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NewsClimate ChangeMultiple countries

CAMFED at COP27

Join us as we discuss climate education in the classroom and the community, with equity at its heart. Climate activists Harriet Cheelo and Natasha Lwanda…

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Reflections on our time with Michelle Obama, launching the “Get Her There” Initiative

CAMFED Association members Barbara Mensah from Ghana, Dorcas Lukwesa from Zambia, Chelsea Chamara from Zimbabwe and Getruda Amos from Tanzania joined former First Lady Michelle…

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NewsSecondary EducationMultiple countries

Day of the Girl 2022: #EducationMyPower

We’re the CAMFED Sisterhood – girls and young women uniting our communities across Africa to make sure that every child has the right to go…

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Young women entrepreneurs in the spotlight on Citi TV Ghana

Citi TV — one of Ghana’s leading television channels — is shining a spotlight on young women entrepreneurs through a series of interviews on its…

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Video: Hi, I’m Vayant, an aspiring Economist from Ghana

I'm Vayant, a secondary student from Ghana. I would like to help solve issues relating to my economy, to aid development in my country. Through…

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NewsHealthGhana

CAMFED Association nurse safely delivers baby at roadside

Juliana Atanga, a nurse and member of the CAMFED Association, sprang into action when a woman on her bus went into labor. Rallying others to…

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StoryHealthGhana

Juliana

Because I am a CAMFED Association member, I believe in the power of giving back to my society. The day I delivered a baby on…

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BlogClimate ChangeMultiple countries

How can young women build climate-smart rural livelihoods?

In this joint blog with Cambridge University and CAMFED, we discuss how young women can build climate-smart rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa.

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StoryEntrepreneurshipGhana

Martha

What brings me fulfilment and happiness is helping the less privileged in society. Through my business I look forward to training many more people in…

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Caroline

My name is Caroline, I am from the Upper West Region of Ghana and currently a District Program Coordinator at CAMFED Ghana. I am the…

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NewsEntrepreneurshipMultiple countries

World Bee Day 2022

To celebrate World Bee Day (May 20) we’re introducing some of the young women in the CAMFED Association who are trained beekeepers, or apiarists. With…

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