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June 17, 2020

Innovative Drone Technology Brings Contraceptives to Remote Communities in Madagascar

The need to improve access to family planning in rural communities presents a great challenge and, in turn, warrants innovative strategies to help expand access in remote areas. In response, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Improving Market Partnerships and Access to Commodities Together (IMPACT) program in Madagascar has begun to explore the use of drone technology to deliver family planning resources.

May 26, 2020

Malagasy Midwife Uses Skills from SHOPS Plus Training to Increase Impact

SHOPS Plus provides training in service quality and financial and business management to private providers in Madagascar, equipping them with the skills needed to achieve greater impact in their communities. In celebration of International Midwives Day, SHOPS Plus shines the spotlight on one midwife who used these trainings to further her business goals and dreams for the future.

March 19, 2020

Youth in Uganda Use Drama to Combat Malaria

With support from Banyan Global on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD), Ugandan youth have designed a variety of activities to combat malaria in their communities, including football tournaments, kite-flying events, and drama shows.

January 24, 2020

SHOPS Plus and Société Générale Bank in Senegal Host Health Day

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustaining Health Outcomes Through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus provider access to finance activity, led by Banyan Global, supports private health facilities— including health SMEs—to strengthen their business and financial management skills and improve their access to financing. Working with the Société Générale Bank in Senegal's (SGBS) Maison de la PME seemed like an excellent opportunity to expand the project’s outreach to more health SMEs.

January 3, 2020

Banyan Global Gender and Youth Team Supports Malaria Health Workers in Uganda

In December 2019, Banyan Global gender and youth specialists on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)- and President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) visited health workers at Busaana Health Center III in the Kampala Region of Uganda.

August 15, 2019

Business-Savvy Doctor Amps Up Service

Dr. Ndeye Pende Ndiaye, director of Bio Amarie Laboratory and Clinic in Kaolack, Senegal, used her newly acquired business skills from a SHOPS Plus training to purchase lab equipment that will help clinic staff diagnose and treat more illnesses.

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