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BlogClimate ChangeMultiple countries

How girls’ education will help my community become climate smart

Esnath Divasoni, CAMFED Association leader and climate-smart agriculture expert from Zimbabwe explains how girls' education can lead to climate action, helping rural communities to mitigate…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Earth Overshoot Day: #MoveTheDate with girls’ education

This year Earth Overshoot Day fell on 1 August, the earliest it has ever been. In a new video and blog post, Esnath, a leader…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Unleashing potential with inclusive education

On Tuesday 25 July, Primrose Mandishona, disability activist and founding member of the CAMFED alumnae network (CAMA) addressed delegates from around the world at the…



Making the invisible visible: #TimesUp for exclusion

Primrose Mandishona participates in the Global Disability Summit in London (24 July 2018). Primrose wants to see children with disabilities be given access to quality…



Good health starts with education

Paediatrician and CAMFED Association member, Dr Runyararo Mano, explains why we need educated people to improve the economy, to create jobs, and to create better…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

These bikes can transform girls’ futures

This June, the Clara Lionel Foundation joined CAMFED in Salima District, Malawi, as over 1,000 bicycles arrived in the country through our partnership for girls’…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

Video: Celebrating 20 years of the CAMFED Association (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…


NewsAbout CAMFEDGlobal

#TimesUp for Girls’ Exclusion: CAMFED Annual Review 2017

Today, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of our CAMA alumnae network, CAMFED releases its Annual Review 2017. During the year, thanks to the strength of…


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…


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…




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…


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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