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We Can’t Succeed in Anything Unless We Succeed in Education

In his insightful and riveting Q&A with international education expert Julia Gillard (former Australian Prime Minister and now Board Chair for the Global Partnership for…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

CAMA’s New Politicians: The Exception that Changes the Rules

The rural district of Karaga in the Northern Region of Ghana has 33 district assembly members – 30 men and only 3 women. But 2…

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Someone built my life. Now I can build other peoples’ lives.

When 22-year-old Natasha, who has just completed her second year at Ashesi University in Ghana, returned to her village in rural Zimbabwe this July, her…

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Celebrating the Audacity to Dream, to Question, to Lead

This week at the House of Lords, digital pioneer Martha Lane Fox gave Camfed a platform to show the world what’s possible when young women…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Achieving Social Transformation through Education

Julia Gillard delivers the keynote address alongside Hans Brattskar as Camfed teams up with the new Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at…

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Ayisha Fuseini at the UN: The Secret to Shea Success

CAMFED Association member, shea butter entrepreneur, and peer educator Ayisha Fuseini from the Northern Region of Ghana recently joined young entrepreneurs from across the world for…

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The Global Search for Education: An Education in Africa

When Camfed's Founder and President Ann Cotton first visited Zimbabwe in the early '90s, the prevailing view in the international development community was that girls…

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Delivering Girls’ Education at Scale: Camfed at the Skoll World Forum

in Oxford, Camfed CEO Lucy Lake joined social entrepreneurs from around the world at the Skoll World Forum to share solutions to the world’s most…

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When You Educate Girls, THIS is What Change Looks Like

In the week culminating in International Women’s Day, the world celebrated the achievements, diversity, strength and resilience of girls and women, while passionately discussing ways…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Celebrating Young African Women Entrepreneurs and Mentors During Global Money Week

The young leaders of CAMA, Camfed’s alumnae association, are showing their communities and nations how a little bit of money can go a long way…

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NewsPovertyMultiple countries

Data as a Democratic Process

Across countless communities of sub-Saharan Africa, children politely answer questions posed by researchers. Then silence. Who knows what happens to the information, how it is…

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To Fix U.S. Schools, Consider Camfed’s Work In Sub-Saharan Africa

In advance of Camfed Founder and President Ann Cotton's presentation at SXSWedu® this week, Forbes Contributor Jordan Shapiro spoke with Ann about how "Camfed succeeds…

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