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Celebrating the Audacity to Dream, to Question, to Lead

This week at the House of Lords, digital pioneer Martha Lane Fox gave Camfed a platform to show the world what’s possible when young women…


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From EARTH to Africa – Leading Lessons in Sustainable Agriculture

In January 2015, Camfed’s partner communities in Malawi and Zimbabwe experienced first-hand the mercilessness of changing weather patterns as villages and schools flooded. Subsistence farmers…


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Achieving Social Transformation through Education

Julia Gillard delivers the keynote address alongside Hans Brattskar as Camfed teams up with the new Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre at…


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The CAMFED Association joins the First Lady: “We are ready to lead the charge”

It’s the Day of the African Child, and today in London, Fiona Mavhinga, one of the founding members of the CAMFED Association of women leaders,…


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CAMA’s Action on Education Speaks Louder than Words

During Global Action Week on Education for All, young women from the CAMA alumnae network in Tanzania demonstrated the multiplier effect of girls’ education when…


NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Zimbabwe

A Journey with Camfed

In his powerful blog, Kiva fellow Alan Mathers describes his time with Camfed Zimbabwe, visiting young women graduates, now entrepreneurs, and their communities. Through Camfed’s…


NewsAwards and PrizesZimbabwe

Medals in Mauritius

Huge congratulations to 16-year-old Nomatter, a shining athletics star! The Camfed bursary student from Rushinga District in Zimbabwe won a silver and a bronze medal…


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CAMFED and Worldreader Announce Pioneering Learning Technology Partnership

Camfed and Worldreader have just announced a ground-breaking learning technology partnership, supported by a grant from the Human Development Innovation Fund (HDIF).The two organisations will…


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Ayisha Fuseini at the UN: The Secret to Shea Success

CAMA member, shea butter entrepreneur, and peer educator Ayisha Fuseini from the Northern Region of Ghana recently joined young entrepreneurs from across the world for a…


NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

The Global Search for Education: An Education in Africa

When Camfed's Founder and President Ann Cotton first visited Zimbabwe in the early '90s, the prevailing view in the international development community was that girls…


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Delivering Girls’ Education at Scale: Camfed at the Skoll World Forum

in Oxford, Camfed CEO Lucy Lake joined social entrepreneurs from around the world at the Skoll World Forum to share solutions to the world’s most…


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When You Educate Girls, THIS is What Change Looks Like

In the week culminating in International Women’s Day, the world celebrated the achievements, diversity, strength and resilience of girls and women, while passionately discussing ways…

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