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  • Nserester Complex - Uganda2
  • Group photo - Guyana
  • Akim Asafo - Ghana
  • Vieux Fort Comprehensive School - St Lucia
  • Zimunya High School - Zimbabwe
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  • Eden High School - Belize
  • How Does The Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF) Help? +

    The CGEF, formerly the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund, sponsors girls to complete their secondary education in their own Commonwealth country. Read More
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Featured Story

  • A New Name, A New Look With The Same Dedication and Commitment +

    A New Name, A New Look With the Same Dedication - Set up as a charity in 1967 under our former name, Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund (CCLEF), we are celebrating 50 years of commitment and dedication to girls’ education throughout 2017. With our new logo and refreshed website, we hope you are inspired by the work that we do and help us to provide the basic right of education to Read More
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News From Our Girls

  • Your support has travelled 10,000 miles! +

    The Commonwealth Girls Education Fund is delighted to be sponsoring a girl from Fiji for the first time in its history. Read More
  • FGM Uncovered as told by five CGEF girls in Nigeria +

    Five CGEF girls in Nigeria have written essays detailing their views on Female Genital Mutilation, in the run up to the International Day of Ending Violence against Women on 25th November. Read More
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Fundraising and Activities

  • CCL Commonwealth Fair 2016 +

    The Annual Commonwealth Fair in November is organised by the Commonwealth Countries Leagues (CCL) to raise funds for the Education Fund (CGEF), formerly the CCLEF. It gathers support from many Commonwealth countries and is held at the Kensington Town Hall in London. Colourful and vibrant stalls reflect the richness and diversity of the Commonwealth providing visitors with a great experience - from food to craft, music and entertainment, the day provides Read More
  • The Alice Hemming Lunch 2016 +

    This year the Alice Hemming Lunch will focus on the work of the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF), formerly known as the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund (CCLEF). 2017 will mark 50 years since the Fund was established and we take this opportunity to share news of past and present girls with you. Read More
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Get Involved

  • Support Our Activities and Get Invovled +

    The CGEF totally relies on the generous donation of time, skill and money from its supporters, in order to facilitate its aim of sponsoring bright yet impoverished girls around the Commonwealth. With various fundraising events held throughout the year, there is lots of opportunity for you to get involved by making a donation or volunteering your time. Read More
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