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Camfed Strategic Plan 2015-2019

Camfed has a unique opportunity to show the world the potential that can be unlocked through girls’ education and young women’s leadership – in individuals, in communities, and in economies. Together with the young women in CAMA, and donor partners across the world, we have set ourselves the ambitious goal of supporting one million adolescent girls through secondary school and into secure livelihoods within just five years, beginning in late 2014. Our strategic plan sets out how we will achieve this objective.

Camfed Impact Report

A Power-Sharing Model for Systemic Change

The 2010 Impact Report, representing 17 years of work, presents powerful evidence, in statistics and stories, of the cycle of change launched by educating girls in rural Africa.

The report details Camfed’s innovative community-based power-sharing model and the results through 2009 of our work in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Ghana, Tanzania and Malawi. It also features compelling stories from volunteers, government partners, parents, teachers and young women supported through school by Camfed who are now teachers, lawyers, filmmakers and more

Camfed Governance

Accounting to the Girl – A Report by Linklaters

In 2010, the global law firm Linklaters produced this report for Camfed, which analyses our community-based model in Africa and examines how good governance can achieve the greatest beneficial impact in poor communities.

For their research, the pro bono Linklaters team visited schools in remote areas and government ministries in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi to interview girls, parents, teachers, government officials and village leaders to see how Camfed’s model works in practice and how it is introduced in a new country (Malawi).

What Works in Girls' Education 2012

A report prepared for the Ghana Education Service and DFID Ghana which analyses the international and Ghana-specific evidence for ‘what works’ in girls’ education. This document also provides a comprehensive bibliography of research on girls’ education, as well as a tool – “INSIGHTS” – to assess prospective strategies.

When you Educate a Girl, Everything Changes

On August 6, 2014, at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit hosted by the White House, the George W. Bush Institute and the U.S. State Department, Camfed and The Mastercard Foundation announced the publication of "When you educate a girl, everything changes", a book which profiles MasterCard Foundation Scholars in Ghana supported by Camfed. The Scholars share the challenges they have faced in securing their eduation and their hopes for the future.

Other Camfed-Related Resources

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