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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

A Journey with Camfed

In his powerful blog, Kiva fellow Alan Mathers describes his time with Camfed Zimbabwe, visiting young women graduates, now entrepreneurs, and their communities. Through Camfed’s…

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NewsAwards and PrizesZimbabwe

Medals in Mauritius

Huge congratulations to 16-year-old Nomatter, a shining athletics star! The Camfed bursary student from Rushinga District in Zimbabwe won a silver and a bronze medal…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

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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NewsEventsMultiple countries

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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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