Contraception: Everybody wants it, but not everyone has it. 214 million women around the world want to determine if and when to have children, but lack access to family planning. Wait, what?! WTFP?!
Meet some of the people who are making a difference.
Enidyjoy is an EngenderHealth-trained Head Nurse at the Kalinzi Dispensary in Tanzania. She remembers her parents’ struggle to support their seven children: “It was hard to get an education; we had to help provide food, water, and firewood.”
Enidyjoy notes that the women she works with are strong. “If given the opportunity, they can put their strong will into creating stronger families, stronger communities…. All they need is access to family planning. From that comes health, education, and economic opportunity.”
Read more about Enidyjoy’s Family Planning Voices story here.
Dr. Claudine Monganza recognized the importance of helping others and was determined to become a physician.
Zenebech and her husband Haile take great pride in raising their son, Dawit.
Mimi Amesa has become a trusted health leader in her rural community in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia.
Fatema is one of 1,400 women who work at the Versatile Apparel factory in Dhaka.
A family planning champion in Ghana, trained by EngenderHealth.
A nurse in Ghana, trained by EngenderHealth.
A mother in Tanzania, receiving family planning services supported by EngenderHealth.
A mother in Bangladesh, receiving family planning services supported by EngenderHealth.
Sarah uses her role of peer educator to show that if you’re a young parent, it can turn out okay, and you can still get where you want to in life.
WTFP?! is brought to you by EngenderHealth, a global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. Learn more about us.