01 Oct '11, 2pm

Turn the Tide of Poverty | Care2 Causes

Turn the Tide of Poverty | Care2 Causes

NOTE: This is a guest post from Kimberley Sevcik, Information and Media Relations Manager for Camfed. When young women in rural Africa graduate from high school, they face a future of uncertainty and scant employment prospects. Many migrate to urban areas to seek unstable and often dangerous work. Because of their limited opportunities, girls are likely to marry and fall pregnant at a young age. This week, Camfed is in the running to win $1 million from Chase Community Giving to change that. With the award money, Camfed will roll out an innovative and proven program to train 870 young women in rural Africa, all recent high school graduates, to become successful entrepreneurs and to lead an additional 66,000 young women toward financial independence. Camfed’s program will provide young women just leaving high school in rural Africa with a small grant and practical training ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/you-can-turn-the-tide-of-pove...

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