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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

CAMFED shortlisted for the Charity Awards 2016

CAMFED has been shortlisted for the Charity Awards - the longest-running and most prestigious awards scheme in the charity sector. This recognition is for our…


FilmAbout CAMFEDZambia

Video: Alice Saisha: advocating for change

Growing up in rural Zambia with her hard-working widowed mother of ten, Alice worked as a maid and sold cassava leaves to help buy food…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Skoll World Forum 2016: A Young Leader Reflects

Diana N-Peline Kombui, a CAMFED scholar from Ghana, reflects on her experiences at the Skoll World Forum. As a representative of CAMFED’s CAMA alumnae network,…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Walking the path together: collective action drives gender parity in rural Africa

Young women leaders in the CAMA alumnae network demonstrated their deep commitment to collective action for gender parity this March. They celebrated International Women’s Day…


FilmAbout CAMFEDMultiple countries

Video: We are CAMFED

The inspiring women in this film are all part of the Campaign for Female Education’s unique alumnae network, CAMA. Supported to get an education, they…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Global

A movement with the power to transform Africa

Once they were among the most marginalized girls in their rural villages, denied the right to an education. Last week, they joined hands with Graça…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Julia Gillard Becomes Patron of CAMFED

Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, and Distinguished Fellow with the Center for Universal Education at Brookings,…


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Graça Machel provides support and inspiration to CAMFED’s alumnae leaders

Young women leaders from across CAMFED’s pan-African alumnae network were honoured and inspired to meet with Graça Machel in Johannesburg this week. Mrs. Machel, the…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Tanzania

Learning English with peers: e-readers arrive in Tanzania

On January 16th, 25 government schools in Iringa District, Tanzania, had reason to celebrate, as over 1,300 e-readers arrived, ready for children to use as…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zambia

United against child marriage

On Human Rights Day, we celebrate the united voices calling for an end to child marriage across the African continent. 


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Introducing Rural Africa’s Change Makers

On a visit to meet with UK partners and colleagues, Nasikiwa Duke, CAMFED Tanzania’s Program Manager for Young Women’s Empowerment, told the remarkable story of…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

#CAMFEDcan change the world: new campaign launched

Sending girls to school in some of the most remote regions of Africa is a difficult proposition. Because of the daunting nature of the challenge,…

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