Projects

  

ORGANIZATIONAL PAST PROJECT EXPERIENCE

Below is a summary of WFI project experience from 2012 till date

Project name

Donor/Partners

Year

Duration

Achievements

Development and testing a program to generate demand for youth friendly health care services for SRH in Nigeria

 

Ford Foundation

2012

2012-2014

National Guidelines for promoting access of young people to Adolescent and Youth Friendly Health Services (AYFHS) at primary health care level in Nigeria developed, launched and rolled-out.

Strengthening systems and structures for demand creation on adolescent and youth friendly Primary Health Care services in Nigeria

Ford Foundation

2015

2015 till date

Training of providers on AYFHS and establishment of model Youth Friendly (YF) PHCs in Edo, FCT, Ondo, Bauchi and Kaduna states. Extensive ongoing advocacy efforts are directed at handing over the Model YF PHC sites to state governments to sustain and also replicate in other area local government areas. On October 23 2015, Ondo state government set the pace by replicating in Akure, the YF PHC model conceived and implemented by WFI in Idanre LGA.

Sustained advocacy for accountability on Reproductive, Maternal Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) in Abuja.

Champions for Change (C4C) project – funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

2015

June 2015 till date

Mobilized stakeholder support and resources for the implementation of RMNCAH policies at community, provider and youth levels in Abuja.

Substance Abuse Prevention (SAP) among Commercial Motorcycle (aka Okada) Riders Association in Kuje Area Council, FCT

UNODC

2015

March to August 2015

Built the capacity of Okada associations’ leaders and members for campaign against substance abuse. Reduced prevalence of substance abuse amongst Okada riders

Strengthening community system for HIV, TB and Malaria in Kuje Area Council, Abuja

 

Association for Reproductive &Family Health (ARFH) Global Fund for HIV/TB/Malaria

2015

Jan 2015 – till date)

Raised awareness about the magnitude of HIV, TB and Malaria pandemic and the availability of global fund equipped facilities where information and services are available in Kuje Area Council, Abuja. Instigate and document uptake of services, strengthen and follow up effective referral systems.

Advocacy for human right desk officers in police stations in the FCT

CLEEN foundation & Human Rights Commission

2014

April – September 2014

Police officers trained on the basic elements of human rights of inmates and assigned desks for the documentation of abuses &violations.

Integrated HIV information and services to women, youths and OVCs in the FCT, Abuja

Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN)

2014

Sept 2014-till date

Provision of integrated HIV information and services to women, youths and OVCs in the FCT, Abuja. Our efforts, which are ongoing, includes educational, nutritional and medical support to some 200 OVC run households in the FCT, Abuja.

Strengthening community-provider partnerships for increased access to Post Abortion Care (PAC) services in Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria

International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

2013

2013 till date

Built the capacity of nurse, midwives enrolled into the NPHCDA managed Midwifery Service Scheme (MSS) clusters and private facility based providers on PAC – using Misoprostol, post procedure contraception. Expanded the six MSS clusters in FCT from 4 PHCs and one General Hospital per cluster to include 4 Private clinics per cluster. Established linkages and leveraged strengths across public – private health service delivery sectors.

Building community structures for crime prevention in Kuje (Phase I) & Gwagwalada (Phase II) Area Councils, Abuja

Canadian Funds for Local Initiatives (CFLI)

2012

Phase I (Dec 2012  -Mar 2013)

Phase II (Sept 2014 – Feb 2015)

Built community capacity for crime identification and reporting, inaugurated Community Security Support Groups (CSSG), improved community relations with police, civil defense and other security agencies

Building local consensus for innovative sustainable solutions to sanitation challenges in Nigerian Urban Slums

Grand Challenges Canada

2013

2013 - 2015

WFI piloted and built Nigeria’s first ever evidence based waterless and odourless toilet model which converts human waste to fertilizer and generates income to sustain itself. This model is currently being assessed and packaged for scale-up funding.

Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihood and household Empowerment (SMILE)

Catholic Relief Services

2016

Jan – Sept 2016

Project ongoing. Project Start-up activities such as trainings, development of action plans, engagement of volunteer and plans for step down trainings to volunteers have been concluded. Mapping of key facilities and resources as well as community mobilization activities are ongoing.

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