Jun 25, 2020 Learning & Reflections

GAC Awards PSI and MSI $CAD 19.7M to Bring Smart Start to 500K+ Ethiopian Girls

Our commitment has guided our work since day one: serving consumers – at scale – with the tools to take charge of their lives. And with...
Jun 23, 2020 Learning & Reflections - Mozambique

A Demographic Match-Up

In northern Mozambique, PSI’s Vale a Pena team faced a tall task: making contraception relevant to rural married girls aged 10-19 who,...
Feb 27, 2020 Learning & Reflections - Failures

18 Months of Learning Since A360’s Midterm Evaluation

As part of our routine reflection and learning, we’ve convened to consider our inroads, failures and persistent gaps in the 18 months...
Feb 24, 2020 Voices From the Field - Ethiopia

School First, Baby Later

Eshe and Kofi just got married. Now, the pressure is on. Their families expect them to have a baby right away. The couple has other...
Feb 20, 2020 Learning & Reflections

In Ethiopia, We’re Going to Scale — Nationwide

Through RISE, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, with an investment from the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation and with technical...
Nov 14, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Why Melinda Gates Sees Contraception as a Stepping Stone for Girls’ Dreams  

“All of these girls told me they want to be mothers—and they want to be good ones,” tweeted Melinda Gates on the heels of her...
Oct 16, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Gates Open Research: A360’s learning and partnership with Ethiopia’s Health Extension Program

In Ethiopia, A360's Smart Start supports the Health Extension Program to “catch-up” by serving all married girls aged 15-19 and their...
Oct 14, 2019 Resources - Presentations and Publications

The Case of Smart Start in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, and beyond, Adolescents 360 (A360) is on a mission to crack the code for adolescent and youth sexual and reproductive health...
May 29, 2019 Learning & Reflections

Girls Are More Than Just Clients

By Bitania Lulu Berhanu, Adolescents 360 Young Designer, PSI/Ethiopia In my home country of Ethiopia, a young woman’s success is...
May 13, 2019 Voices From the Field - Ethiopia

Changing Ethiopia, One Couple at a Time

By Callie Elmore, MaverickNext Fellow For teenage Kamali**, what seemed like a simple decision meant big change. The 18-year-old has...