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
A case study of the A360 experience in southern Nigeria offering considerations for similar ASRH implementation in future settings.
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
With the aim of reaching Mozambican rural adolescents with SRH information and services, the Vale a Pena team alongside partners Tuya Consulting and Think Place delved into A360’s Open Source to develop a tailored adolescent SRH solution fit for context, without reinventing the wheel.
The lessons learned from Smart Start have helped inform an era of social-impact design that is increasingly rigorous, experimental, and collaborative, write IDEO.org partners.
These aren’t the usual A360 technical learnings – but rather, reflections on the A360 journey as the project shifts into its next phase.