MSI-US

Marie Stopes International (MSI), a not-for-profit sexual and reproductive health organization, is committed to the vision of "children by choice-not chance." MSI strives to realize a world with universal access to sexual and reproductive health services, where women and couples can freely exercise their right to decide whether and when to have children. To reach this goal, MSI uses modern business methods to deliver high quality family planning and reproductive healthcare to millions of the world's poorest and most vulnerable people. Founded in 1976, Marie Stopes International has evolved from the first-ever family planning clinic in the UK, opened by Marie Stopes in 1921, to ...
Train Afghan Women to Champion Reproductive Health
 
$7,655
$17,345
Raised
Remaining
by MSI-US
Building on a successful prior project, Marie Stopes International Afghanistan plans to train the wives of 60 local religious leaders (Mullahs) to dispense information and counseling about family planning and reproductive health among women in their community. By sharing information in a culturally and religiously appropriate context and providing referrals to local clinics, these women will work to improve access to and use of life-saving reproductive health and family planning services. project reportread updates from the field
Sierra Leonean Youth as Family Planning Educators
 
$150
$14,850
Raised
Remaining
by MSI-US
Marie Stopes Sierra Leone (MSSL) will train and support 60 youth peer educators to inform their peers about reproductive health and where to access services. MSSL seeks to support young people to speak with other youth about family planning and sexually transmitted infections to break down myths, provide accurate information in a confidential way, and show youth where they can access youth-friendly, non-judgmental services should they want them. project reportread updates from the field