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Educated Girls

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Educating five million future leaders

CAMFED has launched a new 5-year strategic plan 2021-25, centered on our goal to support the education of five million girls in sub-Saharan Africa.


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Celebrate with us at the 2021 Hilton Humanitarian Prize Ceremony

On October 13th, 2021, three of our leaders - Angeline Murimirwa, Fiona Mavingha and Lydia Wilbard - accepted the 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize on behalf of all in our global movement.


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Our #DayOfTheGirl Celebrity Social Media Takeover

Three of our sisters in the CAMFED Association are staging a social media takeover this Day of the Girl 2021, including of Ashley Judd's Instagram channel. Join Linda, Elizabeth and Mwangala to see wh...


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Looking at girls’ education through a different lens

CAMFED Co-Executives Angeline Murimirwa and Lucy Lake are urging the global education community to take an approach that is both inclusive and disruptive in order to change the status quo and deliver ...


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CAMFED awarded 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

We are thrilled that CAMFED has been awarded the 2021 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize, the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit in recognition of extraordinary contri...



Watch the CAMFED Annual Review 2020 Video

In a year that tested us all, our power came from our grassroots leadership - the young educated women in the CAMFED Association, who will stop at nothing to make sure girls stay safe and keep learnin...


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CAMFED honored with Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation

The prestigious 2021 Princess of Asturias Award for International Cooperation recognizes our work in supporting girls to learn, thrive and lead, with an eagle eye on sustainability, equity and social ...


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Unlocking the power to lead a better world

Day of the African Child (June 16th) is a day that calls for social justice, and every child’s right to a quality education, unlocking the limitless leadership potential of our African youth. That lea...


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This is the moment to invest in girls’ education

As G7 leaders meet to make decisions that affect the future of this planet, and the UK parliament has the opportunity to review its decision to cut aid spending, Phillip Inman, Economics Editor of the...


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Girls’ exclusion from education is solvable

Angeline Murimirwa and Lydia Wilbard overcame great odds to complete education, went on to co-found the CAMFED Association of women leaders in Zimbabwe and Tanzania respectively and now steer our orga...


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Grassroots leadership benefitting girls, communities, and our planet

CAMFED is in the unique position of being able to draw on a pool of 178,000 experts — young women supported through school by CAMFED, who understand intimately the link between girls’ education, socia...


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Watch a special virtual event with our Executive Director, Angeline Murimirwa, to learn why CAMFED was named the top organization in 2020 by New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof.

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