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Atuhaire Moses

Atuhaire Moses - 2019 Nominee
Position: Executive Director
Organization: Western Uganda FBOs Network
Current Location: Uganda, Africa
Public Administration from Uganda Pentecostal Universty
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Certificate in micro research
75 Public Votes Reached!
Atuhaire Moses is an agile young man, started FP advocacy as a poet since 2008 at 14 years reached over 387,900 people with FP information , developed Kyenjojo and Kagadi CIP for FP and budget increase of 5% for FP in district budget. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

- Developed Kyenjojo District costed Implementation plan for Family planning 2017-2022,
- Supported the formation of the district Family planning technical working Group of Kyenjojo and Kagadi districts.
- Reached 2,458 community members with FP services ,
- Reached over 387,900 people with FP information through their faith based structures, operational zed Kyenjojo CIP through approval by the district council.
- Kyenjojo District allocated 13 million UGX on FP budget line, Gained commitment from stakeholders to mainstream Sexuality education in their core development work and sectors of the lower local government,
- Developed Kagadi District Costed implementation plan for FP 2018-2023,
- Kagadi district allocated 20 million on FP budget line

What sparked your passion for family planning?

The passion to see a healthy family and well bieng of my fellow community members once they have planned families its what sparked me to advocate for family planning to ensure improved family health as well as increased investment in family planning so as to end infant mortality rate.

Give one or two examples of how you display leadership in your family planning work.:

I started family planning started when i was just 14 years in 2008, grew in a family of 15 sisters, I started making cultural and religious poems and every coin i used to make i invested it in growing my group of under 18 years (UTOPIA) and i started to massively win attraction of the public to come for my health dialogues, this is how i got started and currently i make youth camps of over 1,000 youth per event /per village including mothers, I have also mobilized over 56 SRHR business clubs.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I will use $1,000 to procure a mobile tent for the Family planning outreaches to supplement my Youth truck deliver both information and services in the tent during outreaches.

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
Atuhaire together with Rev.Stephen and Nurse winnie Kasooma after signing FP committment with Kyenjojo religious leaders. Atuhaire Moses in church senstizing on family planning

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