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CAMFED Founder and President at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

I am delighted to share that the importance of supporting the education of girls in Africa is receiving unprecedented worldwide attention.


NewsAwards and PrizesMultiple countries

CAMFED Alumnae Leader at President Obama’s Summit

Ruka Yaro De-Liman, a leader of the CAMFED Alumnae in Ghana and an Innovation Bursary Scholar, has been awarded $25,000 at the Presidential Summit in…


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“We’ve learned that done right, education changes almost everything.” Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times

When Nicholas Kristof wrote in The New York Times about the tragic kidnapping of 219 school girls in Nigeria in May, he encouraged readers to…


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“No Force More Powerful to Change a Society”: CAMFED in The New York Times

Nick Kristof's recent article in The New York Times focused on the power of educating girls to transform the world.


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“A Better World is Indeed Possible”: CAMFED Founder Ann Cotton in The Huffington Post

CAMFED Founder and President, Ann Cotton, wrote a recent Op-Ed in The Huffington Post discussing the immense impact of girls' education in Africa in light…


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Story of a CAMFED Champion: Cycling across Africa

When you envision a champion, what qualities do they possess? At CAMFED, all of our Champions are inspiring and have tenacity, creativity, and most importantly,…


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CAMFED Announces Expanded Partnership with Kiva for Young Women in Rural Africa

CAMFED Announces Expanded Partnership with Kiva for Young Women in Rural Africa With over two million young people assisted through the CAMFED program, Kiva’s added…


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Women Entrepreneurs: We Mean Business

Saturday, March 8th, marked International Women’s Day, and like years past, millions of people worldwide celebrated it through various actions and events. Men, women, and…



From Bricks to Clicks: CAMFED alumna Abigail Kaindu talks education innovation

Earlier this month, the Global Education & Skills Forum held its annual conference in Dubai, UAE, with notable speakers and attendees from all over the…


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CAMFED celebrates Global Money Week

This week is Global Money Week, a worldwide week-long event that is celebrated the second week of March every year. Coordinated by Child and Youth…


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A big thanks to Auntie Daisy – helping to send girls to school, every time of the month!

Ready for 8th March on International Women’s Day, Auntie Daisy is a brand new service in the United Kingdom that delivers sanitary towels and tampons…

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