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.

A Community-Based Approach to Saving Lives in Bangladesh

For her first four pregnancies, Rashida Begum gave birth at home, without a skilled birth attendant, and experienced postpartum hemorrhage with each delivery.
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Rashida survived her last pregnancy because of vital counseling she received from Uma-Shree Pal (right), an EngenderHealth-trained health worker.
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EngenderHealth is saving mothers’ lives in Bangladesh, where 85% of births occur at home, without skilled birth attendants.
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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.


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.

Mariam Omari

A mother in Tanzania, receiving family planning services supported by EngenderHealth.

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