In rural Uganda where WellShare International works, more than 30% of married women don’t have access to family planning methods. Through the Advancing Community-based Access to Injectable Contraceptives project, we’re changing that and helping improve the health of rural Ugandan women and their families.
Data from the Bugweri and Iganga districts in the eastern region of Uganda showed that during the months of August and September 2018, 605 women in rural villages were trained and given supplies to conduct self-injectable contraception. Thanks to this training, these women now have more control to manage their health and plan for healthy families. To learn more click here.
All photos courtesy of Laura Wando, Uganda Country Director unless otherwise indicated.
*This project is implemented by WellShare International, agreement APC-GM-0041, through Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-12-00047, beginning October 1, 2012. Led by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. with partner FHI 360.