she’s at the center, every step of the way
Across Nigeria, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Kenya, A360 is scaling girl-centered contraceptive programs—with girls and government at the fore.Learn More
In Ethiopia, A360’s Smart Start introduces targeted financial messaging designed to help adolescent rural girls aged 15-19 and their husbands plan for the families, and lives, that they want. Through RISE, we, alongside the Ethiopian Ministry of Health, are taking Smart Start to scale through the country’s primary healthcare system– bringing Smart Start to 1 million girls by 2025.Learn More
A360’s Kuwa Mjanja delivers entrepreneurial skills and contraceptive counseling sessions—tailored to and delightfully branded for the unique needs of the 15-19-year-old girls we serve.Learn More
In Northern Nigeria, Matasa Matan Arewa reaches married girls aged 15-19 and their husbands through maternal and child health and skills building classes. These serve as entry points to reach couples with contraceptive counseling, where they are and how they say they need.Learn More
In Southern Nigeria and in parts of Northern Nigeria, A360’s 9ja Girls provides unmarried girls aged 15-19 with a platform to gain the skills and knowledge to know that their lives are theirs to make.Learn More
Adolescents 360 has transitioned to its next phase: A360. Now through 2025, we're supporting health systems to integrate girl-centered approaches into policies and practice.Learn More
How can adolescent contraceptive programs balance delivering life skills and contraceptive services in a setting where contraception is stigmatized, and husbands hold most of the decision-making power? This technical brief explores.
This technical brief captures what we learned and how we pivoted following our external 2018 mid-term evaluation.
Introducing the A360 Open Source, a treasure chest of learnings and tools that you can apply as we work, together, to drive youth-powered sexual and reproductive health breakthroughs. It's all just a click away.Explore
Learnings & Reflections
We're thrilled to share A360's inaugural reflection report for 2023, spotlighting major project achievements and championing the voices of adolescent girls across Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria. In its second phase, A360 has achieved remarkable engagement, reaching over 974,000 first-time users and 424,000 continuing users of modern contraceptives. Institutionalization and sustainable scale up into government systems … Continue reading 2023 Reflection Report
By Meghan Cutherell, A360 Senior Program Manager, Sexual and Reproductive Health, PSI Girls’ agency is a prerequisite for effective action against climate change. Implementers and policymakers, therefore, need a simple framework now to center girls – their voices and experiences – as we collectively adapt to a changing climate. The climate crisis is a problem … Continue reading MAKING SPACE FOR GIRLS TO BE PART OF THE SOLUTION
Transitioning from Implementer to TA Provider: The Tensions and Benefits of a Necessary Approach to Scale-up through Public Sector Institutions
By Meghan Cutherell, Sr. Technical Program Manager; Seyoum Atlie, RISE Project Director; Dr. Rahel Demissew, SRH Director; at Population Services International (PSI), Ethiopia. Introduction It is imperative that the development community move beyond boutique, unscalable program designs towards sustainable scale-up of promising interventions, particularly through the public sector. However, pursuing sustainable scale through the public sector often puts organizations at cross-roads. … Continue reading Transitioning from Implementer to TA Provider: The Tensions and Benefits of a Necessary Approach to Scale-up through Public Sector Institutions