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CAMFED Association nurse safely delivers baby at roadside

Juliana Atanga, a nurse and member of the CAMFED Association, sprang into action when a woman on her bus went into labor. Rallying others to…




Because I am a CAMFED Association member, I believe in the power of giving back to my society. The day I delivered a baby on…

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StoryHigher EducationGhana


I'm Dorcas, from Bolgatanga in Ghana and a member of the CAMFED Association. I grew up in poverty but with CAMFED support I was able…


BlogClimate ChangeMultiple countries

How can young women build climate-smart rural livelihoods?

In this joint blog with Cambridge University and CAMFED, we discuss how young women can build climate-smart rural livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa.




What brings me fulfilment and happiness is helping the less privileged in society. Through my business I look forward to training many more people in…

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My name is Caroline, I am from the Upper West Region of Ghana and currently a District Program Coordinator at CAMFED Ghana. I am the…

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NewsEntrepreneurshipMultiple countries

World Bee Day 2022

To celebrate World Bee Day (May 20) we’re introducing some of the young women in the CAMFED Association who are trained beekeepers, or apiarists. With…




I can be that doctor who attends to patients holistically. I can understand them and become their friend. It’s something that takes time, but it…


NewsAwards and PrizesGhana

Young women in Ghana are Ambassadors for a Day

Four members of our CAMFED Association in Ghana, have been named as the winners of the prestigious Ambassador for a Day competition organized by the…


StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana


I run a business making metal gates, balustrades, window grills, and decorative sculptures. I am training up an apprentice to help me to fulfil my…



CAMFED partners with Fairtrade

CAMFED is excited to announce our new partnership with the Fairtrade Foundation to certify women-led shea butter businesses in Northern Ghana.


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Citi TV celebrates young women entrepreneurs with Breakfast Daily interviews

Citi TV, one of Ghana’s leading television channels, is celebrating young women entrepreneurs through a series of interviews on its popular Breakfast Daily show. In…

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