Commitment to Action

Educate African Girls - Reduce Poverty & HIV/AIDS

Commitment by

Camfed International

Camfed and its partners - the Skoll Foundation, Financial Times, Edelman PR, and Ministries of Education in Africa - committed a total of $15 million in 2007 to exponentially increase girls' access to secondary education, expand educational support and protection for the most vulnerable children, and improve the quality of learning in rural areas of sub-Saharan Africa.
In 2008, significant progress was made, including national policy changes, the completion of a major baseline study in Tanzania and Zambia, and new multi-million dollar corporate commitments for the project.

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Commitment

Educate African Girls - Reduce Poverty & HIV/AIDS

Launched

2007

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$15,000,000

Region

Africa

Countries

GHANA, MALAWI, Tanzania, ZAMBIA, ZIMBABWE

Commitment by

Camfed International

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

National Coalition of Girls' Schools (NCGS), Cit Group Inc., Financial Times, Edelman, Skoll Foundation