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Impact

 
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Holding Hands

Provided sexual health education to over 500 young Ghanaians in just over a year

Tested over 500 people for HIV/AIDS and STIs

Delivered over 2000 sexual health materials including educational leaflets

 

PILOT PROJECT

From March to June 2021, we piloted project model with a cohort of 11 children who underwent monitored co-curricular sexual health training and skills training. We have provided a space for them to have community, form peer networks, share ideas and build trust with our certified youth trainers. Through this pilot, we have identifed explicitly the peculiar sexual and reproductive health needs of adolescents enrolled in the pilot and provided differentiated and individualized training/coaching to address those needs. We have also been able to identify the unmet need for this intervention within our community. This was done in collaboration with our partners. We have engaged with key community leaders in Boadi, Kumasi, and are on track to complete our first physical center within the community. For more information about this, please email us at info@booksforthem.org

Goals for Future Impact

100% improved uptake of safe sex practices among the youth reached by the program

At least one physical safe center across all 16 regions in Ghana

Improved adolescent wellness and skills acquisition