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
Adolescents encounter many obstacles to safe sex and pregnancy prevention. Along with issues of access, cost, fear of side effects, compromised privacy and confidentiality, bias of providers, and socio-cultural and religious concerns – there are myths and misconceptions to contraceptive use. Myths and misconceptions without validity are a major contribution to non-use, discontinuation, and low … Continue reading 7 Myths Surrounding Contraception – Busted!
Project Director Matthew Wilson shares his reflections four years into leading A360, and on his last day on the job.
Fifi is A360’s new Deputy Director, having been on the project since its inception in 2016. She brings ample experience from her role as A360 project director in Nigeria and more than 15 years of leadership experience in developing and leading health programs.