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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Innovations to tackle educational inequality

If things don’t change drastically, half of the world’s young people will lack the basic skills they need for work and life.

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BlogLearner GuidesTanzania

Now I am a role model and mentor. I have found my path.

Zuhuru shares her story of becoming a role model to the girls in her community by becoming a Learner Guide and using the skills she…

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NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

Why data is so important to educating girls in sub-Saharan Africa

Technology, and the infrastructure that allows it to be used across the globe, is often taken for granted. But in sub-Saharan Africa, technology and connectivity…

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NewsEntrepreneurshipTanzania

I have found my path through education

With few formal employment opportunities in rural sub-Saharan Africa, the most likely path for young people lies in entrepreneurship and self-employment - a challenge most…

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NewsPress CoverageUnited Kingdom

The best investment we can make to change our world

On October 13th, we were delighted to join CAMFED patron Julia Gillard at the Institute for Government, in conversation with the Institute’s Director, Bronwen Maddox.…

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BlogChild MarriageZimbabwe

To stop child marriage, we need to stop failing girls at school

Fiona Mavhinga, Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association, explores how marginalized girls in sub-Saharan Africa are the first to be failed by the system —…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Breaking down the barriers to girls’ education across Africa

All across Africa CAMFED's CAMA alumnae celebrated International Day of the Girl by championing education as the key to tackling poverty, inequality and achieving a…

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StorySecondary EducationTanzania

Desderia

Growing up in Bagamoyo, a rural district of Tanzania, by the age of 13 Desderia had tragically lost both her parents.  Left in the charge…

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BlogSecondary EducationTanzania

Education is a light, showing me how to build my future and pursue my goals

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…

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NewsTeachersTanzania

Every girl counts and we count every girl

At CAMFED, we are proud of our unique and scalable model, which ensures that every girl counts, and also counts every single girl supported by…

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BlogTeachersTanzania

As a teacher, I can do something for my family, for my community, and for my nation as a whole

On World Teachers’ Day, as CAMFED and TES Global celebrate their new partnership for girls’ education, Regina Ngereza, a CAMFED-trained Teacher Mentor in rural Tanzania,…

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NewsSupporting CAMFEDUnited Kingdom

TES Global selects CAMFED as charity partner

Today, on World Teachers’ Day, digital education company TES Global announced that its staff have selected CAMFED as its global charity partner. CAMFED supports the education…

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