The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the independent federal agency that manages U.S. foreign economic and humanitarian assistance programs around the world. Working with individuals, governments, and other organizations, USAID supports sustainable development: economic and social growth that does not exhaust local resources; that does not damage the economic, cultural, or natural environment; that permanently increases the cohesion and productive capacity of the society; and that builds local institutions that involve and empower the citizenry.
A USAID-funded program that supports the efforts of the Government of Ethiopia to improve family planning/reproductive health services and maternal and child health in four regions of the country.
In this project from 2012 - 2013, Pathfinder strengthened and maximized opportunities for better family planning utilization through primary health care services in targeted governorates.
A five-year effort to improve NGO capacity in Angola with a special focus on improving health services, education, and water within eight provinces, worked directly with local NGOs on issues of governance, transparency, and democracy.
FORSA provides employment opportunities for rural Egyptians by hiring youth as community health advocates and providing training and financial support for women to start their own microenterprises.
Expanding and Sustaining Safe Abortion Services in Ghana, Mozambique and South Africa through the Safe Abortion Action Fund
Pathfinder built upon existing efforts to expand and create sustainable safe abortion services in Ghana, Mozambique, and South Africa. The overarching goal of this project was to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality due to unsafe abortion.
The APHIAplus (AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance Plus) Nairobi-Coast program is a five-year flagship health services delivery program funded by USAID.
From 2010-2014, Pathfinder worked to support the Government of Mozambique to increase use of family planning and reproductive health services in Maputo, Gaza, Inhambane, and Cabo Delgado provinces.
The project goal is to focus on young women of reproductive age and to increase contraceptive prevalence in Angola. National level objectives are addressed by assisting the government, MOH, and Luanda Provincial Health Directorate.
Pathfinder increased access to and demand for prevention of mother-to-child transmission services through the creation of a community-based, integrated model in cooperation with the Ministry of Health.
SCIP is designed to increase quality of life at the household and community levels by improving health and nutritional status and advancing household economic viability.
Flexible Family Planning, Reproductive Health, and Gender-Based Violence Services for Transition Situations Project
From 2008 - 2014, this project developed family planning and gender-based violence services for emergency and transitional situations in Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The project was a response to strengthen the capacities of the public sector health system, NGOs, CBOs, and other civil society partners, while simultaneously working to increase utilization of and access to maternal and child survival and reproductive health.
This project sought to improve health service delivery by strengthening access, quality and integration of facility level services, supporting community capacity building and building multi-sectoral collaboration.
With support from the Government of Kenya this project used an integrated model of AIDS, population and health to expand access to quality, sustainable HIV and AIDS and TB prevention, treatment, and support and family planning services.
Named after the Arabic word for "integration," Takamol was a five-year project that promoted an integrated model for strengthening maternal and child health, family planning, and reproductive health services.
This community based HIV and AIDS prevention, care and support program secured the health and quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS, orphans/vulnerable children, and their families/caregivers by strengthening previous interventions.
Implemented through the Pathfinder-managed Extending Service Delivery (ESD) Project, BHS worked closely with the Yemen government to increase access to quality health care services and to promote awareness of reproductive health among communities.
As the lead organization on the NGO Service Delivery Project (NSDP), implemented from 2002-2007, Pathfinder partnered with more than 30 local NGOs to provide free maternal health, infant care, and primary care services to the poorest of the poor.