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.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
A practical guide for how to work with and for young people to drive youth-powered sexual and reproductive health breakthroughs — all with the flexibility to tailor to the contexts in which your project operates.
A case study of the A360 experience in Ethiopia offering considerations for similar AYSRH implementation in future settings.
For youth engagement to be meaningful, it requires intentionality, resources, and training
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
Bill and Melinda Gates awarded PSI’s flagship youth-powered sexual and reproductive health (SRH) program in Ethiopia, Adolescents 360’s Smart Start, the distinction of being one of three 2019 Accelerators.
Our goal is to spark a world in which every girl is supported to achieve her dreams. Access to modern contraception is the start. Adolescents 360’s 9ja Girls, powered by PSI and implemented by the Society for Family Health/Nigeria, works in partnership with Nigerian young people and alongside the influencers that shape girls’ worlds to … Continue reading Girls’ Lives are Theirs to Make
“9ja Girls is all about girls. People say girls choose contraception because they are promiscuous. Or if you are married, it means you don’t want to have a child with your husband,” Beth explains. “But I know that contraception allows girls like me to reach their dreams.”