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Priya’s family came to Delhi three years ago from Uttar Pradesh. The family was forced to flee their village after a fire destroyed their home and they lost everything. Priya’s father now works as a labourer in a grocery shop, and her mother prepares lunches for office workers.

On Sunday 15th July 2018, the CGEF participated in the Virgin Sport British 10k Run, presented by ASICS.

On Tuesday 10th April 2018, the CGEF hosted a splendid evening of pan-Commonwealth music and entertainment to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the charity and the Commonwealth Summit  in London.  

As the Commonwealth Girls Education Fund celebrates its 50th Anniversary Year its Alumnae Association takes the opportunity to celebrate the life of the late Alice Hemming.

Kim, from St Kitts, is in her final year at school and tells us of her determination to finish school, become a professional Chef and own her own restaurant.

The CGEF are delighted to be sponsoring eight new applicants from Rwanda. Read Nima's story below and why her head teacher thinks she deserves sponsorship.