"Family planning could bring more benefits to more people at less cost than any other single technology now available to the human race." UNICEF. There is no question the people we serve are desperate. Kenya has the highest unskilled abortion rate (46%) in the world because of inaccessible and un-affordable Family Planning services to reduce unwanted pregnancies. CHAT will continue our mission of mitigating extreme suffering by escalating access to Family Planning and basic healthcare services.
Poverty! A lack of access to family planning information and services contributes to poverty, suffering and environmental degradation, which negatively impacts communities and their surrounding ecosystems.
CHAT works in areas that are the most underserved in terms of access to family planning information and services and intergrates ecological awareness into its approach CHAT also offers a suite of health services (TB, HIV testing and support, as well as basic curative) relevant to women, men, girls and boys to offer people a variety of entry points to access family planning. These integrated health services approach has proven successful in addressing a variety of barriers.
1. Increased access and use of family planning. 2. Enabled positive behaviour change increasing family planning uptake and environmental sustainability. 3. Increased empowerment and resilience of communities through self-sustaining governance structures.