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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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CAMFED leaders at One Young World 2014: Meaningful entrepreneurship “brings agency and ownership to our communities”

Live Coverage: Fiona Mavhinga, founding member of CAMFED’s over 24,000-strong pan-African leadership network, the CAMFED Association (CAMA), is in Dublin with CAMA Malawi member Chifundo…


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CAMFED recognized by the OECD for taking innovation to scale

CAMFED is being recognized as a model of best practice in taking innovation to scale by the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the OECD (Organization…


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CAMFED Makes Commitment to Support the Secondary Education of One Million Girls at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative

CAMFED today announced our goal to support one million girls through secondary school education and into secure livelihoods. The announcement came as part of the…



CAMFED Ghana Organizes Leadership and Enrichment Camp for Girls

CAMFED Ghana held opening ceremonies for its first Leadership and Enrichment Camp for Girls at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology on August 11,…


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CAMFED Founder and President at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

I am delighted to share that the importance of supporting the education of girls in Africa is receiving unprecedented worldwide attention.


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CAMFED Alumnae Leader at President Obama’s Summit

Ruka Yaro De-Liman, a leader of the CAMFED Alumnae in Ghana and an Innovation Bursary Scholar, has been awarded $25,000 at the Presidential Summit in…


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“We’ve learned that done right, education changes almost everything.” Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

When Nicholas Kristof wrote in The New York Times about the tragic kidnapping of 219 school girls in Nigeria in May, he encouraged readers to…


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“No Force More Powerful to Change a Society”: CAMFED in The New York Times

Nick Kristof's recent article in The New York Times focused on the power of educating girls to transform the world.


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“A Better World is Indeed Possible”: CAMFED Founder Ann Cotton in The Huffington Post

CAMFED Founder and President, Ann Cotton, wrote a recent Op-Ed in The Huffington Post discussing the immense impact of girls' education in Africa in light…


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Story of a CAMFED Champion: Cycling across Africa

When you envision a champion, what qualities do they possess? At CAMFED, all of our Champions are inspiring and have tenacity, creativity, and most importantly,…


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CAMFED Announces Expanded Partnership with Kiva for Young Women in Rural Africa

CAMFED Announces Expanded Partnership with Kiva for Young Women in Rural Africa With over two million young people assisted through the CAMFED program, Kiva’s added…

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