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offering sexual reproductive health education and services in schools.

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Opportunity Areas – Select those that apply

  • Other

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

young people dont acess enough information and services of sexual reproductive health becuase where they are offered ie in clinics and other health centers they are mixed with their parents and other adults.So some of them dont go there others dont open up easily.They end up getting pregnant.

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

advocating for this program to be rolled out in all schools in uganda.

Who are your end users? (1000 character limit)

am targeting young people between 10-19 and 20-24 years.They will get direct services since they will be educated about sexual reproductive issues from their schools.We take other services in schools ie testing for hiv,screening for STIs .treatment and reffering them for contraceptives.We reach 10,000 young people each year with sexual reproductive information

Explain your idea. (500 character limit)

the idea is taking sexual reproductive health education and services to schools.we train a team of young people in sexual reproductive health issues and we send them to schools to educate their fellow young people in schools about sexual reproducitve health issues.As the team of young people to schools to offer sexual reproductive health information,they along with medical who would offer other services like hiv testing,STIs screening and treatment,offer linkages for those who want contraceptive

What is your value proposition? (500 character limit)

they will get information about sexual reproductive health and services hence improving on their lives and avoid unwanted pregnancies.

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

my idea is unique becuase it give the services direct to the end users ,implemented by young people and in a friedly enviroment for the young people.

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

  • Customization: Tailoring to specific needs

What would success look like for your end users? (500 character limit)

The end users will get information ,improve on their lives and also prevent un wanted pregnancies.they will get information because it will be implemented during school time.

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)

i will carryout a knowledge assessment exercise to check whether they got it.i will check the reduction in STDs cases in schools and pregnancies.

What strategies will/are you testing to acquire end users? (300 character limit)

i will adminster tools which will help to check the impact of the will adminstered to students and the teachers.

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

organizations and health centers which offer sexual reprductive health services.and the schools for organizing the students.

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

SHES ( Social,Health and Enviromental Sustainability) organization.

Tell us more about you: (750 character limit)

my organization is a registered youth led organization based in team is trained to offer services to the young people.We implement programs in schools and the young people who dropped out of schools.we work several organizations like YAFU,Naguru teenage center etc.

Organizational Characteristics

  • Youth-led organization

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

my idea will be implemented in uganda

What do you need to get started? (500 character limit)

finacial support

What is the current scale of your proposed innovation?

  • National - expansive reach within one country

Experience in Implementation Country(ies)

  • Yes, for more than one year.

Expertise in Sector

  • I've worked in a sector related to my idea for more than a year.

Organization Location (200 character limit)

my organization is registered under the governemnt of uganda to operate.its based in wakiso district.

What is your organizational status?

  • We are a registered non-profit, charity, NGO, or community-based organization.

What is the maturity of your innovation?

  • Roll-out/Ready to Scale: I have completed a pilot and am ready or in the process of expanding.

Website facebookpage: shesorganization

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Photo of Ashley Tillman

Hi ofwono opondo great to have you in the Challenge! Would love to learn a little more about how many young people you'd hope to reach in the next 1-2 years? And learn a few more details about the team that would implement this work.