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Q&A with Elizabeth, Peanut Entrepreneur

Since I started my business, I’ve become confident to make decisions — particularly financial ones — on my own, which is unusual in my rural…

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NewsSecondary EducationMultiple countries

Day of the African Child 2024

This Day of the African Child (June 16) hear from the girls we serve and from the school community members who will stop at nothing…


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Video – Esnart, Malawi

Esnart, a CAMFED supported student in Malawi, scored 6 points (the highest grade) in her school leaving exams. She was one of only three students…

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Esnart: CAMFED’s support revealed my potential and helped me succeed in school

With CAMFED’s support, I completed secondary school, and now I’m on track to achieve my goal of becoming an independent woman.



Video – Elizabeth, Peanut Entrepreneur, Malawi

When you are educated, you build confidence and you are able to make decisions that can support your personal growth, and also the growth of…


NewsClimate ChangeMultiple countries

Earth Day 2024: Young women growing green skills across rural Africa

CAMFED - led by young educated women - is ensuring the most marginalized girls and communities across Africa can build resilience to our changing climate.

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CAMFED's support made my dream of training as a journalist a reality. Now, I amplify the voices of marginalized girls and women in Malawi through…


NewsAgriculture GuidesMultiple countries

New research reveals the impact of young women climate leaders in Africa

1,078 CAMFED Agriculture Guides and the 9,262 agripreneurs they trained and supported across three countries, have reached more than 100,000 community members with climate-smart techniques.


NewsPrimary educationMultiple countries

One year of our project with Educate A Child

In its first year, our joint project has reached 40,050 children at the highest risk of drop-out in 1,355 schools across Malawi.


NewsHigher EducationMalawi

Malawian students win Kenya university scholarships

The students are taking up their higher education places in Kenya with support from CAMFED and the Mastercard Foundation. Before traveling, they joined a televised…

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NewsPartnershipMultiple countries

President Obama engages with CAMFED Association members on leadership and driving change

Eliza Chikoti from Malawi and Natasha Lwanda from Zambia traveled to represent our movement at a leadership symposium for a select group convened by the…

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FilmAbout CAMFEDMultiple countries

CAMFED 101 with Fiona Mavhinga and Mercy Chirwa

Mercy Chirwa joins Fiona Mavhinga in conversation, to give an update on Cyclone Freddy, two months on. She also shares what it is that motivates…

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