Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Programme (2010-2020)
This programme was funded by the Packard Foundation. It was initiated in 2010 through a survey that was conducted to inform programming. The Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Right Project was Implemented in 40 schools and surrounding communities in western and Nyanza.
FAWEK in this program also sorts to nurture a transformative leadership through education that would help girls develop the intrapersonal and interpersonal skills, similarly recognize their potentials by being assertive in decision making.
The project focused on communication and national advocacy on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Right Policy and integration into the School Curriculum.
Due to the positive impact realized through the program, it was scaled up to cover 40 schools and surrounding communities (2013-2016). From 2017, the project focused on communication and national advocacy on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Policy and integration into the School Curriculum. It also covered bursaries for the needy, provision of menstrual products (sanitary towels) to girls, mentorship, guidance and counselling and teenage mother readmission. The outcome is to eradicate child pregnancies, complications arising from unsafe abortions and childbirth, Tackle Female Genital Mutilation, sexual violence against girls, including rape, defilement and sexual harassment, besides enhancing knowledge about HIV/AIDS and other STDs. The local health centres were linked to the schools to make it easy for the girls to get more information on sexuality and assistance when it comes to their protection.