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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Ayisha Fuseini at the UN: The Secret to Shea Success

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

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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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