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A mobile application which educates people in Africa on the law and sexual and reproductive health and prevents unwanted pregnancies.

SOS-PlanFam app provides its users with information related to law and sexual and reproductive health and prevents unwanted pregnancies.

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Opportunity Areas – Select those that apply

  • mHealth
  • Last Mile Sexual and Reproductive Health Commodities
  • Data

What specific problem(s) are you trying to address? (300 character limit)

Every year there are 75 million unwanted pregnancies worldwide, 143 pregnancies per minute; And more than 65 percent of the world's population does not have access to sexual and reproductive health education. This situation negatively affects the health, well-being of women.

What are some of your unanswered questions about the problem(s) you are working to address? (500 character limit)

At this stage we needs finances to lounch the product

Explain your idea. (500 character limit)

The application "sos-PlanFam" will be responsible for rendering the following services to its users:
 Automatically determining and preventing the rules and probable periods of fertilization by vocal and textual messages so that those who are called to make a choice between the sexual act to conceive and the abstinence in order not to conceive;

 Provide users with advice and information that is consistent with sexual and reproductive rights and education.

What's different about your idea compared to current solutions? (500 character limit)

- Unlike other products that incorporate a single feature; Our product integrates 2 functionalities: that related to the education on the sexual,reproductive health and the family planning.
- Competitors simply determine and indicate fertility periods without emphasizing automatic alerts during these periods. While this is our priority which psychologically prepare users to abstain.
- Competitors are based on online stores so far from the customer; While we will put in place a policy of proxi

What are the key reasons why end users would turn to your organization over another?

  • Convenience / Accessibility: Making products accessible

How would you measure the impact your idea has on your end user(s) ? How will you measure the success of your program? (500 character limit)

 Contribute to reducing the rate of unwanted pregnancies and its consequences in our communities; Through its sexual and reproductive health prevention and education services;
 Contribute to the development of women's intellectual and professional skills;
 Contribute to the reduction of poverty resulting from unwanted pregnancies and the restoration of family happiness and well-being.

Key partnerships - Who will you partner with to make your idea work? (500 character limit)

We worked with hospitals, health zones and centers that organize antenatal and postnatal consultations (CPNs), universities and schools to reach young people, a category that does not have access to sexual and reproductive health services and thus victims of the effects of unwanted pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

What is your organization’s name? (150 character limit)

God Gives to Gonnat - 3G

Organizational Characteristics

  • Youth-led organization

Where will your idea be implemented? (200 character limit)

DRC/ Goma

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