Muyiwa Azeez

Muyiwa Azeez - 2019 Nominee
Position: Young Designer
Organization: The Society For Family Health
Current Location: Ibadan/Nigeria
Bachelor of Technology from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Muyiwa a young versatile Individual, who works with The Society for Family Health on Adolescent 360 Project with the main focus of provision of quality program implementation on modern contraceptives to sexually active adolescent girls in oyo state. – Christianah Aborisade, Miss/Young Designer at The Society for Family Healtth
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

1. I supported Adolescent 360 projects in setting up a quality and conducive 9ja girl space for adequate counseling and administration of contraceptives to adolescent girls within various communities
2. I worked as a Behavioral change agents by mobilizing women down to government PHC for family planning methods uptake
3. As a young designer, I worked under the Monitoring and Evaluation department to generate a quality, reliable and disaggregated data for contraceptive uptakes among the adolescent girls
4. I supported in conducting advocacy to State Ministry of Health, to ensure all the government facilities have access to FP commodities

What sparked your passion for family planning?

Growing up as teenager in a rural communities where young girls take in un-planned pregnancy at a tender age was so disheartening. Having come across an organization like Society For Family Health, in decided to work as a volunteer for one of the Community Based Organization (CBO) for a year, where i worked as a Behavioral Change Agent, mobilizing young and adult women to the government PHC for quality SRH services and family. During outreaches, I anchored condom demonstration

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

1. Lead the team to various communities to mobilize and educate women on family Planning
2. Lead the team of Young Designer on managing a quality data for FP data reporting

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? :

If am privileged to be the winner, i will ensure i work with my team of volunteers under my CBO with the assistance of Society for Family Health (SFH), to reach out to women in remote rural areas to have access to quality family planning services and also generate a quality data to for appropriate report when needed.

Video Introduction
Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
Female condom demonstration session at a community outreach Interpersonal Communication session with an adolescent girl on SRH Interactive session with adolescent girl during client exist survey for Adolescent 360

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