StrengtheningProvisionofMethodMixandImproving AccesstoFamily PlanningMethodsAmongAdolescentGirlsandYoungWomen(AGYW) in Phalombe DistrictDonor: United Nations FoundationStart date: 06/08/2019End date: 31/07/2020Achievements: Increase access to youth-friendly sexualand reproductive health (SRH) services through the development of 100 young leaders as SRH Youth Champions for advocacy and empowerment and Youth CommunityBased Distribution Agents (YCBDAs) for supply distribution and demand generation. (Phalombe Youth Arms Organization: introduce the project to the District Executive Committee to ensure lesson-sharing; engage, educate, and communicate with traditional, faith- based, and newly elected district leaders on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and family planning (FP) related policies; and facilitate the strengthening of good referral systems through on-site mentoring and supportive supervision ofnewly trained YCBDAs and youth champions.Leveraging Positive Action Towards Reducing GBVDonor: ViiVHealth Care – Positive Action for Girls and Women Start date: 2019End date: 2021Achievements: Ending violence against women and girls atnd improve access to sexual reproductive health information and servicesEnhancing the capacity of the AGYW in leadership and advocacyDonor: HER VOICE FundStart date: 1/07/2018End date: 31/08/2018Achievements: As an organization we were successful to achieve project goal of empowering adolescent girls and young women to actively participate in decision making forums and to also hold duty bearers accountable in the implementation of youth friendly health services. 30 AGYW from youth networks in two traditional authorities were trained and we continue to mentor them in SRHR/YFHS leadership and advocacy As a result of the training, AGYW and youths are increasingly being engaged in some activities in the district. The trainings have started yielding results of amplifying young people`s voice. The lessons learnt from the experience of implementing the capacity building training and mentorship will be applied in implementing this project with highprospects of making improvements on the delivery process as well as the outcomes of the proposed project through inclusiveparticipation of young people in enhancing access to family planning methods by all girls and women.LiwuLathu–IncreasingYoungPeople`sVoiceinLocalDemocratic GovernanceDonor: Tilitonse Fund (DFID, Irish Aid and Royal Norwegian Embassy)Start date: May 2016End date: July 2017Donor: UNDEF through Human Rights Youth NetworkStart date: March 2016End date: June 2016Achievements: The project developed the capacity of the youths and local governance structures ingovernance, social accountability and youth participationFacilitated the Comprehensive community scorecard process and Public Expenditure Tracking SurveysFacilitated the inclusion of youths in VDCs, ADCs and Full Council, and also in the DIPsAction for Adolescents programmeDonor: HP+, Save the Children-SSDI, National Youth Council of MalawiStart date: 1/03/2016End date: 28/02/2018Achievements: Having championing the issues of Youth Friendly Health Services in Phalombe district. This is the program helping young people in the district access Youth Friendly Health Services and information. As an organization we strongly believe implementing the proposed project will not be a problem as structures the we established will be used during the implementation of this project to increase access to family planning methods amongst girls and young women.HIV/AIDS Prevention and AdvocacyDonor: National AIDS CommissionStart date: January 2015End date: July 2015Achievements: This too is a project that aimed at championing improvements in delivery of Youth Friendly Health Services in Phalombe district. This project helpedyoung people in the district to access improved Youth Friendly Health Services and information. As an organization we strongly believe implementing the proposed project will likely succeed building on the relationships that we have already established in the district with both government and non-governmental structures. Furthermore, the youth structures in the district are more organized and equipped with a diverse skills and knowledge which may be applicable in the implementation of the proposed project aimed at increasing access to family planning methods amongst girls and young women.