• Zimunya High School - Zimbabwe
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  • Vieux Fort Comprehensive School - St Lucia
  • Akim Asafo - Ghana
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  • St Ambrose Academy - Sierra Leone
  • Nserester Complex - Uganda2
  • Eden High School - Belize
  • Group photo - Guyana

How Does The Commonwealth Girls Education Fund (CGEF) Help ?

  • The CGEF, formerly known as the Commonwealth Countries League Education Fund, sponsors girls of ability through secondary school where, without financial assistance, they would be unable or unlikely to continue. Read More
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Featured Story

  • BigGive Christmas Challenge 2016 +

    The BigGive is the UK's biggest online match funding campaign where your donations will be matched to DOUBLE the amount raised by the CGEF. Read More
  • 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 many more girls over the next 50 years. Read More
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Upcoming Fundraising Activities & Events

  • CGEF Christmas Lunch - Sunday 11th December 2016 +

    Come and support the 2016 CGEF Christmas Lunch on Sunday 11th December 2016. All profits from ticket sales & the raffle go towards funding secondary education for girls in the Commonwealth. Read More
  • Annual CCL Valentine's Gala Dinner - Friday 10th February 2017 +

    Following the success of last year's event, we are excited to announce that the 3rd Annual CCL Valentine's Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 10th February 2017, in aid of the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund. 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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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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