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.
Mimi Amesa has become a trusted health leader in her rural community in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. Mimi volunteers her time working with women to raise awareness about reproductive health as part of the government-run Women’s Development Army. EngenderHealth provides training and materials.
One of the biggest challenges facing her community is a lack of education. “Many women have children over and over, yet face challenges giving birth. This is a problem within the community,” Mimi said. “There needs to be community awareness about the importance of education.”
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.
Enidyjoy is an EngenderHealth-trained Head Nurse at the Kalinzi Dispensary in Tanzania.
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.
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