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BlogCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Unstoppable change in Africa: Ours is the power of proximity

Having used their lived experience of poverty and marginalization to turn things around for themselves, and for the next generation, Fiona and Angie share their…

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BlogGender EqualityGhana

These female entrepreneurs in Ghana #PressforProgress in their communities every day

On International Women's Day, Fiona Mavhinga celebrates the progress of two women-led enterprises in Ghana. Once supported by CAMFED to start their businesses, they are…

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BlogSecondary EducationGlobal

3 stages of girls’ education and development that can change everything

Today, on World Day of Social Justice, we are highlighting the fact that across sub-Saharan Africa, 28 million girls are out of school. We're calling…

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BlogChild MarriageGlobal

Five reasons why child marriage affects us all

Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, tells how child marriage is standing in the way of progress towards many 2030 Global Goals. For…

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BlogChild MarriageMultiple countries

#16DaysActivism: To end GBV we must end child marriage

This blog provides an overview of what CAMFED is doing to empower young women and communities to end child marriage as part of their 3-month…

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BlogChild MarriageGlobal

World AIDS Day: Ending child marriage is key to our fight against HIV/AIDS

Gloria highlights the impact of child marriage on the prevalence of HIV among young women in sub-Saharan Africa. She explains how through education, members of…

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BlogChild MarriageMultiple countries

3 survivors of child marriage share their stories

Three girls from rural Zambia, where CAMFED works, are bravely sharing their stories and giving you the opportunity to better understand how girls who live…

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BlogResearchGlobal

How girls’ education can tackle climate change

Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, explores the link between girls’ education and the mitigation of climate change. This blog highlights that empowering…

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BlogTeachersZambia

Q&A : Why are so many girls at risk of child marriage?

In this Q&A with Prisca Kaoma, a CAMFED Teacher Mentor teaching at secondary school level in Zambia, she answers questions about the barriers to girl's…

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BlogPartnershipZimbabwe

These mothers and their school meals are the backbone of the community

This World Food Day, as the international community discusses how we can best support rural development and food security, Ina Mozhendi reflects on her recent…

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BlogTeachersTanzania

A day in my life as a teacher and mentor in rural Tanzania

Today, World Teacher’s Day, we share the story of an inspirational CAMFED Teacher Mentor, working tirelessly to fight poverty in Tanzania by educating, mentoring and…

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BlogCommunity ChampionsMultiple countries

Five lessons for harvesting success through home-grown school meal programs

In light of International Day of Charity, Angeline Murimirwa, Regional Executive Director of CAMFED Africa, tells of the lessons she has learned from establishing home-grown…

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