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Here you will find all the latest news including General News, News from our Girls, News about our Supporters and our all the latest information about our Fundraisers and Events

The CGEF have been working hard to help support girls in some of the most rural, far-reaching and poverty stricken areas for almost half a century. Meet some of our newest candidates...


We are delighted to sponsor these wonderfully bright but financially challenged young women for the next four years. Special thanks to everyone who helped the CGEF connect to this corner of the Commonwealth and offer these five girls the opportunity to be educated.

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We are very excited to welcome 10 girls from rural Pakistan into the CGEF family. An exceptionally bright group, we hope the stability and peace-of-mind that comes from having their secondary school education sponsored will help these girls maintain their high academic standard and develop future leaders in their communities.

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The CGEF have been working hard to offer the opportunity of sponsorship to girls in some of the most far-flung areas of the Commonwealth, and the seven young women from PNG are no exception. Follow the link to read a very honest and insightful letter about one girl's life in rural PNG

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We raised £4,869!

A HUGE Thank You to everyone who donated so generously during the BigGive Christmas Challenege 2016!

Five CGEF girls sponsored by the CGEF in Nigeria, have written essays detailing their views on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the run up to the International Day of Ending Violence against Women on 25th November 2016.

Come and support the 2016 CGEF Christmas Lunch on Sunday 11th December 2016.

The Commonwealth Girls Education Fund is delighted to be sponsoring a girl from Fiji for the first time in its history. 

The island, which is over 10,000 miles from London, is the furthest place in which the charity sends funds for girls' secondary education.

Thank you to the Fiji High Commission in London for its invaluable support of the CGEF.


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Sunday 26th June 2016 from 11.30am – 6.00pm

CCL Members, Jenny and David Ives, welcome you to join us at our 15th Century Grade II Listed property situated adjacent to the Parish Church of St Peter’s in the heart of a conservation area at: “Hacketts Cottage”, Church Lane, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9NZ.