Kuza Clubs Nurture Kenyan Girls’ Dreams

Kuza provides a safe space for young teens to talk about all the issues and concerns that impact their daily lives and futures, everything from schoolwork and parents’ expectations to pregnancy and HIV.

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.