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NewsClimate ChangeMultiple countries


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…


BlogPartnershipMultiple countries

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…


StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia


I’m Naomi, a game changer in the CAMFED Association of women leaders educated with CAMFED support in Zambia. I am respected in my community and…

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StoryGender EqualityZambia


Education is a basic human right regardless of gender. I am going to continue supporting girls’ education by spreading awareness and lobbying for a change…


NewsGender EqualityZambia

Lisa from Zambia wins televised People’s Budget Competition 2022

CAMFED Association member and gender equality activist Lisa Kandanda sets out spending priorities for the Zambian nation.


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…



World Teachers’ Day 2022

On World Teachers' Day we celebrate 117 young women educated with CAMFED support, newly recruited as government teachers in Zambia.


FilmSecondary EducationZambia

Video: Hi, I’m Joyce, an aspiring Attorney from Zambia

I'm Joyce, a secondary student and aspiring Attorney from Zambia. I want to study law and become an attorney to focus on protecting the rights…


StoryHigher EducationZambia

Martha Chibwe

I'm Martha from Mpika district in Zambia. I was recently recruited, along with 116 of my fellow sisters in the CAMFED Association by the Teaching…



Elizabeth Mpumba

I am Elizabeth and I am proud to be one of the 117 young women, newly hired as teachers by the Zambian Teaching Service Commission.


StoryPrimary educationZambia


My responsibility as a teacher extends much further than standing at the front of a classroom of students and developing lessons. As their teacher I…


NewsPartnershipMultiple countries

Navitas Education Trust partners with CAMFED in Zambia

The Navitas Education Trust, which aims to transform lives through education, will be investing in improving access to quality education for disadvantaged girls and increasing…

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