she’s at the center, every step of the way
We are reimagining how adolescents access contraception—with her, for her in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Nigeria, and beyond.Learn More
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, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health will integrate Smart Start into Ethiopia’s national Health Extension Program – 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, the first replication of A360’s blueprint, reaches married girls aged 15-19 and their husbands through maternal and child health and skills building classes. These serve 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
In Ethiopia, 4 in 5 girls will have a baby by age 20 before they understand the financial implications. A360's Smart Start addresses this reality, and has been awarded by Bill and Melinda Gates as a 2019 Goalkeepers Accelerator.Learn More
This technical brief captures what we learned and how we pivoted following our external 2018 mid-term evaluation.
A 2018 Midterm Evaluation Report (MTE), led by Itad – A360’s external evaluator, in addition to A360’s subsequent management response.
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
PSI’s experience reaching young couples in Ethiopia offered a ripe base by which Vale a Pena in Mozambique could build from in designing and delivering a youth-responsive contraceptive program for the same target demographic, albeit within a new context.
“Adults” have the opportunity to bring us young people into the story as we, together, drive toward a reality in which every young person can use our voices to choose our futures, says A360 Tanzania Young Designer Christine Massawe.
As we enter month six since COVID-19 has changed life as we know, “What should we do?” has emerged as the question the Vale a Pena project continues to ask, and respond to.