Pathways Policy Institute (PPI), while working to make the commitments, worked with advocates and communities to meaningfully identify areas that can influence primary health, sexual reproductive health, and environmental policies through research, training, and capacity strengthening.
PPI works to provide a safe space for advocates and communities and is an independent, non-partisan, and non-religious entity.
Pathways Policy Institute (PPI) Commitment Narratives
Advocate for the enactment of the Facility Improvement Fund Act by 2026 to ensure that funds generated are used to cover costs of essential services, including family planning, in the 6 counties.
Expand the school outreach program to 50 schools in Laikipia county by 2026, and pilot the program in 5 schools in each of the 6 counties of operation (Laikipia, Nyeri, Nakuru, Kajiado, Narok, Isiolo, Samburu, and Marsabit) to increase boys/male involvement in reproductive health and menstrual hygiene.
Utilize modern technology and digital platforms (such as WhatsApp, Spaces, and YouTube) to bridge the information gap and reach adolescents and youths with accurate contraceptive information by 2025.
Implement effective communication strategies and integrated campaigns to transform social and gender norms, improve male engagement in family planning, and eliminate social-cultural barriers to family planning service utilization.
Reduce the number of women with unmet need for family planning by 10% in Laikipia.
Increase budget allocation for family planning within facilities by 10% in Laikipia, Nyeri, Samburu, and Kajiado.
Graduate 2,000 #Betterboyz from the PPI #Betterboyz school program, who will become champions for menstrual hygiene and reproductive health.