Major Activities

Pillar I:  Increased SRH knowledge and information

  • Manual adaptation, Contextualization, translation, duplication and distribution: continuous contextualization of manuals used by the program. Manuals include SRH facilitation manuals both teachers and students “Meharebe” and parents-child SRH communication “Begebeta Zuria”. With the participation of teachers, parents, students, and DEC experts, we review and edit the manuals. Meharbe includes 14 chapter that discuss issues such as and adolescents around body change and drugs, alcohol, conflicts, HIV and STI’s, gender based violence.

Capacity Development

  • Conduct Induction and refresher Trainings for facilitators:
  • SRHR Education and facilitation for adolescent, youth and parents:
  • Training on Gender Transformative Approaches
    • Community Sensitization:
    • Develop and distribute tailored and interactive IEC/BCC and learning SRH materials:
    • Innovation documentation and learning:
    • Sharing and learning
    • Consistent site visits and follow ups

Pillar II: Strengthened linkage between health sectors and schools

  • Strengthening Health Referral Linkage:
  • Health service provider’s capacity development:

Pillar III: Increased community support on youth’s SRH

  • Parent Dialogue Sessions:
  • Whole School Approach (WSA) workshops:

Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) meetings:

Pillar IV: Lobby and Advocacy

  • Evidence documentation:
  • Sensitization and advocacy on SRH, CM, TP and FGM/C:
  • Networking and communication