Achievements by Broad Program Areas
EVA defines advocacy as an action directed at changing the policies, positions or programs of any type of institution. In addition, advocacy refers to speaking up, drawing attention to an important issue, and directing decision makers at all levels including the community toward a solution.
EVA’s priority advocacy issues are (1) passage and implementation national legislation on health, HIV and AIDS and basic education (2) financing and provision of female condoms; (3) provision of comprehensive and integrated youth-friendly sexual and reproductive health services and (4) financing and scaling up quality implementation of comprehensive sexuality education in and out of school settings.
9,032 people mobilized, educated and engaged to advocate on SRHR, HIV and AIDS, and child protection policies.
Through service delivery, EVA provides and facilitates access to wide range of sexual and reproductive health, HIV&AIDS and child protection services for the most vulnerable population (adolescents, young girls, vulnerable children, sex workers, survivors of trafficking and abuse/exploitation, substance abusers, girls who are victims of forced and early marriage. These services are delivered through social media and mobile technology; community outreaches and stand-alone youth centers managed by the organization.
543,286 individuals have been provided with SRH, FP, HIV&AIDS and child protection services
EVA see capacity building as specific interventions that are designed and delivered to strengthen the capacity of individuals, groups, organizations, and institutions to reposition them and increase their effectiveness in delivering services for children and young people. The target audience for EVA capacity building strategy is health care providers, teachers, law enforcement agencies, religious and traditional leaders, parents, caregivers, policy makers, public sector officials, and other CSOs.
123,929 individuals and 649 institutions have had their capacity built on SRHR and HIV issues for adolescents and young people as well as child protection.
50,245 children, young people, and adults have been reached with strategic behavior interventions on children protection, HIV and AIDS and Sexual and reproductive health.