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Project

Yam Yankre

Funder

Anonymous

Project Outcomes

146k

Women Selected Contraception Methods

59k+

Young People Accessed Modern Contraceptives

1k+

Mentorship Team Visits Conducted

7k

Women Received Postabortion Care

Overview
2015–Present

Our Yam Yankre project, meaning “my choice” in Mòoré, collaborates with the Ministry of Health to support Burkinabè women in accessing high quality contraception—particularly long-acting reversible contraceptives and permanent methods—and comprehensive abortion care services in 110 facilities across four districts.

Project Activities


  • Strengthen local NGOs and their network of community health workers so more people in more places have access to the reproductive health services they need.
  • Make sure short-term, long-acting, permanent, and emergency contraception are always available, so people of all ages can choose the method that’s best for them.
  • Make sure women can access safe, legal abortion services, including lifesaving postabortion care, so they can protect their health.
  • Train health workers to deliver services to young people without judgement or bias, so first-time parents can get the services they need and the quality of care they deserve.
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