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StorySecondary EducationMalawi


Dafuloza lives with both parents who depend on farming for a living. She was the second born of her parents’ five children. Because the produce…


StorySecondary EducationMalawi


Chikondi grew up in poverty in rural Malawi. She dropped out after primary school. Chikondi would have remained trapped in a cycle of poverty as…


StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana


Growing up in rural Ghana, Ayisha Fuseini helped her mother collect shea nuts to make shea butter, often making a loss at market. Ayisha struggled…


StoryCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana


Growing up as the fourth born in a family of seven in rural Karaga District, northern Ghana, life was hard for Hawa. As subsistence farmers,…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Young Africa Works Summit 2015: Inspiring Agricultural Entrepreneurship

Six members of Camfed’s CAMA alumnae network travelled to Cape Town, South Africa, this October to take part in the first Young Africa Works Summit…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Ghana

Al Jazeera Documentary Features CAMA’s Change Makers

In its latest compelling TV documentary series, Al Jazeera looks at why reinforcing gender equality and empowering women is not just a women’s issue, but…


NewsAwards and PrizesMultiple countries

Ann Cotton: Ahimsa Award Recognizes Girls’ Education Imperative

Ann Cotton, Founder and President of Camfed, which for over 20 years has supported girls in sub-Saharan Africa through school and into independence, today received…


FilmCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

When you educate one girl, you educate many

This film explores the transformative power of girls’ education. When girls are supported through secondary school and into economic independence and leadership positions after school,…


NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

With the Right Education, a Girl Can Raise Her Village

In the lead up to International Day of the Girl, New York’s iconic department store is highlighting just what can be achieved when you educate…


NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

We Can’t Succeed in Anything Unless We Succeed in Education

In his insightful and riveting Q&A with international education expert Julia Gillard (former Australian Prime Minister and now Board Chair for the Global Partnership for…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

UN Week in New York: CAMA Stands with Malala

Standing together with Malala at seminal events throughout New York City during the week of the United Nations commitment to the new Sustainable Development Goals,…

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