Developing Peer Supports for Adolescent Friendly Reproductive and Sexual Health Programs in Nepal

Reporting Organization:Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 100,000
Timeframe: April 1, 2018 - October 1, 2019
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Jill Allison
[email protected]

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Memorial University of Newfoundland - Faculty of Medicine

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Nepal - $ 100,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Health - Total Budget Allocation

Adolescent Health (35 %)

Sexual Health & Rights (15 %)

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Gender Equality (25 %)

Sexual & Gender-based Violence (25 %)

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adolescent females Adolescent males
Descriptors: Rural
Total Direct Population: 700
Total Indirect Population: 200
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

Our project aims to provide adolescents in rural communities in Nepal with sexual and reproductive health information aimed at increasing their knowledge about healthy life choices, supporting their capacity to use health facilities for sexual and reproductive health and producing a new generation of young men and women who are change makers, increasing gender equity and reducing sexual violence in their communities.

Achieved Results



SRHR-related Indicators
  • % of primary service delivery points with least 3 modern methods of contraception available on the day of assessment
MNCH-related indicators
  • %/total of health workers (male/female) trained and using their learned skills
  • %/total of mothers, and %/total of babies, who received postnatal care within two days of childbirth
  • %/total of women attended at least four times during pregnancy by any provider for reasons related to the pregnancy
SDG Goal 3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  • SDG 3.7.1 Proportion of women of reproductive age (aged 15–49 years) who have their need for family planning satisfied with modern methods
SDG Goal 5. Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • SDG 5.3.1 Proportion of women aged 20–24 years who were married or in a union before age 15 and before age 18
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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