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Letters from Malawi

Here in Malawi, September brings one of our most difficult decisions. We have to draw a line between the girls who will go to school…


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CAMFED Wins FinancialForce Award

CAMFED has been recognized as the winner in the Best Customer Experience category in FinancialForce’s fourth annual 360 Customer Excellence Awards, selected for the impact…


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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,…


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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…


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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…


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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…


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#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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FT Technology: “CAMFED is a game changer”

Speaking to Jane Bird in an interview for the Financial Times Technology Leaders Report, Charlotte Finn, Vice President of Programmes at Salesforce Foundation, lauds CAMFED’s…


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Why don’t poor parents send their daughters to school?

“ 'Why' the international development sector asks, 'don’t parents send their daughters to school and reap the returns?' Parents cannot send their daughters to school…


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Jessey is one of six children and lives with both her parents. They depend on farming to provide for the family. Despite their hard work,…

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