Unverified non-profit organisation

Camfed (Campaign for Female Education) is an international charity that is dedicated to the education of girls in Africa. More than 1,065,710 children in impoverished areas have benefited from Camfed’s innovative education programmes.

Camfed uses a holistic community-based approach to its work. Girls supported by the organisation are selected by the community as being the most in need, and receive support throughout their development, from elementary school until adulthood.

Camfed has supported 500,948 girls and vulnerable boys through school, taught 10,329 young women basic economic skills and helped 6,084 young women launch small businesses. In addition, Camfed has started a local philanthropic movement: Cama members have helped 118,384 children go to school.


Year established


About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Community development; Education and training; Gender issues