Africa Archives - Page 30 of 58 - Jhpiego

Improved Work Space Supports Ethiopian HRH Managers

Advocating for Adolescent Access to Contraceptives

After his 15-year-old daughter gave birth, Daniel Otieno overcame taboos on discussing sex with his children to become an advocate for youth access to reproductive health services and contraceptives. Jhpiego, with funding from Merck for Mothers and in partnership with the Kenya Red Cross, launched the G-Amini project in 2016 to empower adolescents and help them safely transition into healthy childbearing and fully realize their potential to build a brighter future for themselves.

Learning Together, Playing Together through Group Care

Group of mothers with their babies.

Home to Play Nasarawa, Nigeria—The toddler’s face lights up when her father walks in the door after a long day of work. Peter Anmusku picks up his 1-year-old daughter, Naomi, and she curls into him, giggling. The two of them laugh and play. With his daughter on his lap, Peter and his wife, Ruth, share