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StorySecondary EducationMalawi

Dafuloza

Dafuloza lives with both parents who depend on farming for a living. She was the second born of her parents’ five children. Because the produce…

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StorySecondary EducationMalawi

Chikondi

Chikondi grew up in poverty in rural Malawi. She dropped out after primary school. Chikondi would have remained trapped in a cycle of poverty as…

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NewsAwards and PrizesMultiple countries

Ann Cotton: Ahimsa Award Recognizes Girls’ Education Imperative

Ann Cotton, Founder and President of Camfed, which for over 20 years has supported girls in sub-Saharan Africa through school and into independence, today received…

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NewsPress CoverageMultiple countries

We Can’t Succeed in Anything Unless We Succeed in Education

In his insightful and riveting Q&A with international education expert Julia Gillard (former Australian Prime Minister and now Board Chair for the Global Partnership for…

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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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…

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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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NewsEventsMultiple countries

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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

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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NewsCAMFED Association (CAMA)Multiple countries

Celebrating Young African Women Entrepreneurs and Mentors During Global Money Week

The young leaders of CAMA, Camfed’s alumnae association, are showing their communities and nations how a little bit of money can go a long way…

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NewsPovertyMultiple countries

Data as a Democratic Process

Across countless communities of sub-Saharan Africa, children politely answer questions posed by researchers. Then silence. Who knows what happens to the information, how it is…

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