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NewsEventsUnited Kingdom

Overwhelming generosity at Tes Schools Awards 2017

As the chosen charity partner of digital education company Tes, CAMFED was honored to be a guest at the Tes Schools Awards in London last…


BlogEventsMultiple countries

I always tell my girls, you can achieve what other women have achieved in life

In light of Day of the African Child, Mercy Kansale - Teacher Mentor at a secondary school in Zomba district, Malawi - highlights CAMFED’s Teacher…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Malawi

Girls hold so much promise for Malawi

This Day of the African Child, CAMFED and The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program announce a pioneering new partnership with the government of Malawi to support…




Mercy is a teacher in Zomba District, in the southern region of Malawi. Having grown up and completed school in Zomba, Mercy has first hand…


StoryParents (Support Groups)Tanzania


Jafari chairs a Parent Support Group in Bagamoyo District, Tanzania, where he lives with his wife and four sons. Although his children are now enrolled…



Video: 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

Video: 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…


BlogPublicationsMultiple countries

Election season again — How our leaders can look to Africa for inspiration

With election season proceeding in Europe, Fiona Mavhinga - Executive Advisor for the CAMFED Association - reflects on what makes a good leader, arguing that…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Changing the face of leadership in Africa

As election season reaches fever pitch across Europe and electorates debate the qualities of effective political leadership, we shine a light on young women leaders…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Video: 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…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

We cannot afford to fail this generation of girls

May was an extremely busy month for CAMFED Ghana. 5,733 secondary school leavers were inducted into the CAMA alumnae network, and we launched a Transitions…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Tanzania

E-readers boost girls’ education in Tanzania

It’s a winning combination: the lived experience of young women graduates in CAMFED’s CAMA alumnae network paired with e-reader technology, which brings thousands of books…

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