Tag: Mali


Madame Togo Kadiatou Mallé, president of Muso Yiriwa Ton, sells condoms in rural Mali. Photo: David J. Olson

From Hot Spots to Holy Places

Selling condoms and other health products as part of CCP's Keneya Jemu Kan project has helped provide a livelihood to a group of women in rural Mali. “It has become a source of life for many families,” says one seller.


Hand Gestures Could Save Moms’ Lives

Hand Gestures Could Save Moms’ Lives

A CCP-led safe motherhood pilot program in Mali was so successful – doubling the number of facility-based births over a short time period – that it's already being expanded to 38 more villages.


Children play after receiving bed nets at Iringo B primary school in Mwanza, Tanzania.
© 2016 Riccardo Gangale/USAID, Courtesy of Photoshare

CCP to Help Evaluate New Spatial Repellent for Mosquitoes

“There’s a need for new tools to complement what’s already available and to protect people during times, and in settings, where people are at risk but net use is not feasible,” says CCP's April Monroe, who is part of the $33.7 million grant from Unitaid.


Stocking Shelves, Changing Minds

Stocking Shelves, Changing Minds

Each woman in Mali gives birth to an average of six children. And talk of sex, let alone family planning, is considered taboo here. Despite these obstacles, last year CCP and its partners in the USAID-funded Keneya Jemu Kan (KJK) project sold 14.9 million condoms, 50 percent more than they anticipated.