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FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

The CAMFED Association Effect

Pearl from rural Ghana is a member of the powerful CAMFED Association (CAMA), a university student, an entrepreneur, a mentor to vulnerable school children, and…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

What does the CAMFED Association (CAMA) mean to you?

Our CAMFED Association (CAMA) is a powerful movement of young women leaders across Africa. We're dedicated to supporting one another, giving back to our communities,…



My Better World: Philomena and Deborah

In an exciting collaboration, the Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) has adapted CAMFED's My Better World life skills and wellbeing curriculum, developed with young women in…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Celebrating 20 years of CAMA

The CAMFED Association (CAMA) was founded July 2, 1998 by the first 400 young women who graduated secondary school with CAMFED's support. Today it has…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Angeline Murimirwa at Skoll World Forum 2018

In this talk Angeline Murimirwa discusses her epiphany moment with 400 other girls supported by CAMFED in 1998 when they realized the power that they…


FilmSecondary EducationZambia


Melody grew up in rural Zambia with her parents and three siblings. When just three years old, Melody's father died. With four children to take…


FilmSecondary EducationZambia

Faith (film) Student, Zambia

Meet Faith, a secondary scholar from Zambia. Following the death of both parents when just three years old, Faith was taken in by her aunt.…


FilmChild MarriageZambia


By the age of nine, Doreen had tragically lost both parents. Forced to leave the village where they grew up, Doreen and her four siblings…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

The Power of Learner Guides

In some parts of rural Africa, 6 out of 10 girls become child brides. Locked in a cycle of poverty and hopelessness, they face grave…



Every Girl Counts – Desderia’s story

On International Day of the Girl, we celebrate the incredible courage and determination of millions of girls from vulnerable backgrounds, who, like Desderia, will do…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Women Who Lead – Hawa Tambo

The first girl in her community to complete secondary school, Hawa is a leading member of the CAMFED Association (CAMA). Two years ago she was…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Women Who Lead – Nimatu Siisu

Driven by empathy and the desire to plow back the benefits of their education into their communities, the CAMFED Association's (CAMA's) young women leaders see…

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