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March 8th is International Women's Day

This International Women’s Day, help us #PressforProgress by supporting girls to go to school. When you educate a girl with Camfed, she graduates into a powerful network of young women change makers who work with their communities to change prospects for girls and women for good.

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Camfed is an international non-profit organization tackling poverty and inequality by supporting marginalized girls to go to school and succeed, and empowering young women to step up as leaders of change.

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- Jul 20
Nomore & Tsitsi from 🇿🇼have twin girls They’re both employed at Batsirai Zimcare Trust, the school they went to as… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
In some parts of rural sub-Saharan #Africa, 6 out of 10 girls are married before the age of 18, some as young as 13… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
#Education shapes the future of every child. Invest in education = invest in life. ☀️🌱🌻. #ForEveryChild.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
This month we're highlighting #GirlsEdu4 Reduced Inequalities. To achieve #GlobalGoals we need inclusion of ALL irr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
Obama has a message for young people. https://t.co/KqZKs6AS9f
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- Jul 19
Graça Machel inspires so many, not least CAMA. She told them: "change is built by movements & you are an important… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
Meet the SDG 4 Data: Measuring How Much Children Are Learning sdg.uis.unesco.org/2018/07/18/mee… https://t.co/HYHKnEjYGW
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- Jul 19
It's just five days to go until the global #DisabilitySummit Make sure your organisation joins the International… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
#FundEducation to make sure all children get the future they hope for, the future they deserve. https://t.co/eq6DHRsMFB
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- Jul 19
Chakupasa was abducted because of her albinism. Thanks to community trainings supported by #UKaid and @UN_Women a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 19
“Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice,” Nelson Mandela once said. Today, on his… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
Members of the Camfed alumnae network (CAMA) are joining hands with @ClaraLionelFdn to maintain 1,000+ new bicycles… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
Today in Johannesburg, @BarackObama and 200 #ObamaLeaders participated in a service project at a local school to ho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
Today The Elders joined #WalkTogether #SparksofHope, activists and civil society in Johannesburg, South Africa to c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
We want to see a world where people with disabilities have equal access to jobs and education. That's why on 23-2… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
How has Mandela inspired these @ONECampaign and @ONECampus members to change the world? Watch this video to learn.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
This #MandelaDay marks 100 years since Nelson Mandela was born. His inspiring legacy continues as individuals, comm… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the ac… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
In our partner communities we see astonishing acts of #kindness everyday. This week in #Tanzania, a Parent Support… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
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- Jul 18
If all adults completed secondary school, the global poverty rate would be more than halved. #FundEducation https://t.co/bsgMI1zvmC
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When you educate a girl, everything changes

All of our programs begin with an individual girl in rural Africa. We look at the world from her perspective,
and work with communities to dismantle the barriers to her education, and to a life of independence and leadership.

Through the education and empowerment that Camfed provides, these resilient girls and young women
are transforming their lives, and the lives of many other vulnerable children in their communities.

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When you educate a girl in Africa, everything changes. She’ll be three times less likely to get HIV/AIDS,
earn 25% more income and have a smaller, healthier family.

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