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NewsPress CoverageUnited States

Sally Osberg Joins CAMFED USA as New Board Chair

We are thrilled to announce that CAMFED USA has appointed Sally Osberg, a pioneer of social change, to become the new chair of its USA…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

Day of the African Child: Protecting 16,000 girls from child marriage

To coincide with the Day of the African Child on 16 June 2018, CAMFED is announcing the launch of an ambitious project to train hundreds…

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StoryHealthZimbabwe

Runyararo

Runyararo was born in rural Zimbabwe into a large and loving family, with two brothers and six sisters. Though her parents encouraged education, the family’s…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Mentors Matter – CAMFED Supports Ghana’s Guidance & Counselling Strategy

Guidance and counselling, and the crucial role of Teacher Mentors in supporting the mental wellbeing of marginalized students, were at the heart of the Annual…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Dorcas Apoore: A young leader on the global stage

At the age of 23, Dorcas Apoore’s list of achievements is astonishing. A young woman from a vulnerable background, she has overcome all odds to…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Health & Education: Connecting the dots

On Thursday 17 May, Faith Nkala, National Director of CAMFED Zimbabwe, CAMFED alumna and founding member of the CAMA network, travelled to Brussels to participate…

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StorySecondary EducationMalawi

Steria

Steria is a secondary scholar from Malawi, supported by CAMFED and the Mastercard Foundation. She would like to be a nurse one day to support…

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StoryCommunity ChampionsZambia

Headwoman Kalima

Headwoman Kalima is a farmer, traditional leader, and CAMFED Community Champion, overseeing the activities in her rural village in Zambia. She is actively involved in…

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StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

Angie Murimirwa

Many of CAMFED's supporters in North America got to know Angie's story from the best-selling book ‘Half the Sky’ by Nick Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn,…

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StorySecondary EducationZimbabwe

Isaac

Isaac is one of six children, three girls and three boys. His father is a part-time builder and his mother is unemployed. The family struggled…

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StorySecondary EducationZimbabwe

Tafadzwa

Tafadzwa is the youngest of six children. His parents work on a farm in exchange for accommodation, and his home is 7 km away from…

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StorySecondary EducationZimbabwe

Lameck

Lameck, along with his mother and sister, has dwarfism, a disability that has caused a painful barrier to his education. His father passed away several…

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