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A movement set to transform Africa

On the night of our inaugural Gala celebrating 25 years of the Campaign for Female Education, Angie Murimirwa, CAMFED’s Exectuive Director in Africa, announced our…


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Cyclone Idai devastates CAMFED partner communities

Cyclone Idai is causing devastation in CAMFED partner communities in rural areas of Malawi and Zimbabwe. The onset of the tropical cyclone on March 14th,…


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Tereza is from rural Malawi. She lives with her mother and three cousins who have been orphaned. To support the family Tereza’s mother does casual…


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Grace lives in rural Malawi with her parents and six siblings. Neither of her parents completed their education, but, recognising their daughter’s brilliance, were determined…


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Fatima was orphaned as a young girl, and from the age of ten was raised by her grandmother. Deprivation in their rural community meant that…


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Alinafe used to walk an hour and a half to school barefoot, on an empty stomach, and with her belongings in a plastic bag. 


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These bikes can transform girls’ futures

This June, the Clara Lionel Foundation joined CAMFED in Salima District, Malawi, as over 1,000 bicycles arrived in the country through our partnership for girls’…


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Dorcas Apoore: A young leader on the global stage

At the age of 23, Dorcas Apoore’s list of achievements is astonishing. A young woman from a vulnerable background, she has overcome all odds to…


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Health & Education: Connecting the dots

On Thursday 17 May, Faith Nkala, National Director of CAMFED Zimbabwe, CAMFED alumna and founding member of the CAMA network, travelled to Brussels to participate…


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Steria is a secondary scholar from Malawi, supported by CAMFED and the Mastercard Foundation. She would like to be a nurse one day to support…


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3 ways young women are championing quality education to transform a continent

CAMFED has stayed optimistic over the last 25 years, because we know that educating girls and supporting young women’s leadership presents a powerful solution to…


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GAWE 2018: Stepping up for children with disabilities

For CAMFED, this Global Action Week for Education (GAWE) is about working with governments to reach the most marginalized — children with disabilities — and…

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