MANASE NJAGI - 2017 Nominee
Organization: DSW KENYA
Current Location: AFRICA-KENYA
He helps in mobilising youths in public participation,youth forum resources,educating on governmental policies and law. He helps on creating long conversations that are long lasting on every social media. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I participated in launching a Family Planning Bill for year 2015/17-2020/21.
I managed to mobilise youths to participate in Male condoms to the less previlledged.
With the help of our organisation,i was given the task of being an informer to the youths in our county and also share the data.

What sparked your passion for family planning?

-The insufficient supply of knowledge to the middle class people.
-The high rise of unmet needs in our city.
-The power to help a young person to plan His/Her family.
-The high risk of unwanted pregnancies
-The increase risks of Abortions and premature deaths.

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

I work with first hand information either from a Health Facility,A Youth Resource Centre and A Public Health Forums.I always ensure that the young families are informed,educated and supported.I also do offline discussions with the youths and from that i get my data and i share it with the Government and all the SRHR NON GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS.
I provide required information via social medias and also participate in online updates.

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 start a movement where every young person can spread the data acquired to every concerned party.
-I will open a Youth Centre;where a young person can get access to Internet connected computers to train online Health Champions and also emphasize on youth empowerment.
-I will ensure every young person has a subscribed social media account to get the information.
-I will create an application where every young family member can access with no charges and free information

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work

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