Primrose Nanchani Manyalo is a field officer at Restless Development, a youth-led development agency. She leads the Youth Empowerment Programme with a focus on sexual and reproductive health rights education, civic participation, livelihoods and wealth creation for both in- and out-of-school youth ages 10-24 years old in Zimbabwe.
September 05, 2012 / Primrose Nanchani Manyalo
My experiences with young people in this country have taught me that they face numerous challenges in trying to access contraceptives.
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June 29, 2012 / Primrose Nanchani Manyalo
Working directly with young people in Zimbabwe, I have seen how adolescent pregnancy is a harsh reality that many young girls encounter.
"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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