RCE North Rift - 2018

Adolescent reproductive Health Awareness in Uasin Gishu County
Basic Information
Title of project : 
Adolescent reproductive Health Awareness in Uasin Gishu County
Submitting RCE: 
RCE North Rift
Contributing organization(s) : 
1. The X Generation Youth Group
2. DSW – Germany Foundation for World Population
Focal point(s) and affiliation(s)
Name: 
Onyancha Dennis Mogoi
Organizational Affiliation: 
ASRH Youth Champion
Name: 
Mark Gachagua
Organizational Affiliation: 
DSW Coordinator, Uasin Gishu County
Format of project: 
PowerPoint
Language of project: 
English
Date of submission:
NATIONAL POLICY ON ADOLESCENT AND YOUTH SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, 2015 - KENYA
At what level is the policy operating?: 
National
Geographical & Education Information
Region: 
Africa and Middle East
Country: 
Kenya
Location(s): 
UASIN GISHU COUNTY
Address of focal point institution for project: 
THE X GENRATION YOUTH GROUP, P.O BOX 7103 – 30100, LOCATED AT ELDORET NAKURU HIGHWAY OPPOSITE MEDIHEAL HOSPITAL ELDORET
Ecosystem(s):
Contents
Status: 
Ongoing
Period: 
January, 2018
Rationale: 
For youth in school shall hold events, once per week of 2 hours per event (Moring, Mid – Morning, Afternoon and late Afternoon) every week, for 16 consecutive weeks. The message will be “, Reproductive Health, Sanitation and Environment conservation with reference to education for sustainable development and Sustainable development goal Number 3 AND 4” The events shall take place as per the school arrangement, entertainment/extra-curricular session, on Saturday evenings or as per school schedule, without disrupting learning and examinations timetables. School administration will be used to sensitize and mobilize students to the events using notices and announcements. Each event shall last for at least two hours and at most six hours, depending on the arranged edutainment agenda/activities.
Objectives: 
To educate young people on reproductive health targeting the adolescent teenage girls and boys in Uasin Gishu County in line with the Education for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development goals targets
Activities and/or practices employed: 
1. Number of peer educators trained to provide community outreach programs;
2. Number of people reached through the project;
3. Number of events organized;
4. Number of youth accessing protections E.g Condoms and FP services;
5. Number of targeted audience actually attending the Awareness outreaches or accessing IEC materials,
6. Beneficiaries participation in suggested activities during events and afterwards
Size of academic audience: 
18,000
Results: 
Young people are now being engaged in discussions about their reproductive health and tights, increase in the Number of young people Visiting different County Health facilities for Information and services on reproductive health, more than 87 learning institutions both primary, secondary and tertiary institutions have formed green clubs and have active members with regular activities
Lessons learned: 
1. The young people need guidance in matters development and engagement with the decision makers at all levels,
2. The Government need to allocate more resources so that peer education through use of peers and role models can have a big impact in the young people,
3. Young people access all kinds of information, they rely on their peers for guidance and are easy to deal with them once you understand their niche.
Key messages: 
To achieve sustainable development, the youth Empowerment need knowledge and guidance on how to create an Economic and social base, Political will and commitment A stable environment for equity peace and democracy and Access to knowledge, information and skills through Education for Sustainable Development, this can be achieved if we all partner to Act and support the Sustainable Development Goals Agenda
Funding: 
Acknowledgement to DSW- The Germany foundation for World Population for funding in the 2016/ 2017 financial Year, The Ministry of Health, Uasin Gishu County Government for partnership, the County Director of Education for allowing us to engage with learning institutions and The County Director of Environment and the NEMA – National Environment Management Authority ESD office

Pictures:

File Name Caption for picture Photo Credit
Image icon photo1.jpg (168.68 KB) An outreach at Soy Sub county, meeting community members on reproductive health and family planning Onyancha Dennis, The X Generation Youth group
Image icon photo2.jpg (107.73 KB) Onyancha Dennis facilitating a health talk during a School outreach to Kamagut high school turbo sub county for health talk on sanitation, life skills and career talk. Victor Cheptebo, Turbo
Image icon photo3.jpg (145.25 KB) Onyancha Dennis facilitating a health talk during a School outreach to 64 secondary school on sanitation, life skills and career talk. Onyancha Dennis Mogoi, The X Generation Youth Group
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/sdgs) and other themes of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)
SDG 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere 
Indirect
SDG 2 - End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition, and promote sustainable agriculture 
Indirect
SDG 3 - Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages 
Direct
SDG 4 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all 
Direct
SDG 5 - Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls 
Direct
SDG 8 - Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all 
Indirect
SDG 12 - Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns 
Direct
SDG 13 - Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts 
Direct
Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development – Priority Action Areas
Priority Action Area 1 - Advancing policy 
Direct
Priority Action Area 2 - Transforming learning and training environments 
Direct
Priority Action Area 3 - Building capacities of educators and trainers 
Direct
Priority Action Area 4 - Empowering and mobilizing youth 
Direct