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Camfed

Rating: 5 stars   1 review 1,509

Nonprofit Issues:

Education, International

Address:

465 California Street Suite 626 San Francisco CA 94104 USA

Mission:

The Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change.

Results:

In 2012, Camfed improved the educational status of over 2 million children and young people through a network of 4,743 schools.

Geographic areas served:

Ghana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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Rating: 5 stars  

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Camfed USA is an organization that helps African girls receive an education. Education is key to stopping the spread of disease such as HIV/AIDS and discontinuing the horrible cycle of poverty. Education gives people hope for a better future, and the skills they need to make dreams into reality. Highly rated by Charity Navigator, your donation is used correctly. You can choose to donate to a specific fund such as elementary education, secondary education, business training, etc. or a general fund where need is the greatest. They have inspiring stories on their website about the girls who have benefitted from Camfed's work and your donations. It's incredibly moving and it inspires me to spread the word about this wonderful organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

reading the inspiring stories of students who have benefitted from Camfed and its donors and how the students plan to improve their communities using the skills and tools they have learned in school

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the good feeling of helping others in a long-term fashion -- education changes a life for the better and in turn, changes a community for the better

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

communications from Camfed have been organized and have offered me hope about the situation of girls' education in Africa

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Make a huge positive impact in Africa

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009-4-01

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