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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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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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NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

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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CAMFED and Salesforce: How Technology Helps to Deliver Change at Scale

During a recent panel on girls’ education with First Lady Michelle Obama at the Center for Universal Education at Brookings, Angeline Murimirwa, CAMFED Regional Executive…

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CAMFED Recognized as Leader in Use of Technology and Impact Data to Inform Girls’ Education Programs

A recent article on Devex, the social enterprise platform that delivers important news and intelligence for the development community, commended CAMFED for the effective use…

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The Neglected Capital in the Fight against Poverty and Injustice

Watch Ann Cotton’s 5-minute presentation at the World Economic Forum 2015, discussing how CAMFED unlocks the rich capital in poor communities in support of girls’…

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StorySecondary EducationGhana

Mildred

Mildred’s essay about the role of sports in bringing peace to troubled communities is all about breaking down barriers, mobilizing communities, and working together in…

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From Rural Poverty to International Leadership on Girls’ Education: Angeline Murimirwa joins Michelle Obama

Today, Angeline Murimirwa, one of the first graduates of CAMFED’s community-led education programs in rural Africa - and now CAMFED Regional Executive Director - will…

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A Powerful Network of Educated Young African Women Steps Up on International Human Rights Day

As Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai receive the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo for their unswerving advocacy of children’s rights, the world is meeting a…

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Camfed Teacher Mentor Wins Ghana National Best Teacher Award

Yahaya Mumuni, a Camfed-trained Teacher Mentor working in Kanton Senior High School in rural Ghana, has won the coveted National Best Teacher Award for 2014,…

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