Stories

Displaying 1 - 10 of 20

Famia Planea Aruba ‘Improving your quality of life’, by ensuring its healthcare provision is accessible to everyone.
For over fifteen years FPA has worked in partnership with one of the largest secondary schools on the island. The FPA team visits the school on a monthly basis to provide guidance, counseling, and contraceptive care to students and to help ensure they stay in school to complete their education.
Famia Planea Aruba (FPA) places great value on the relationship they have with Adriana, the social worker at EPB San Nicolas School. Adriana is the person who has the most contact with the students, and the one most students turn to when they need help.
Damara Rasmijn is a data analyst and a member of the Sustainable Development Goals Commission. She started using Famia Planea Aruba’s (FPA) contraceptive delivery service a year ago. “It definitely has made my life much easier especially when I have ...
Famia Planea Aruba’s (FPA) bespoke healthcare delivery has seen successful growth since it started,“There has been an immense increase in the service in 2020 due to the pandemic. We already had the service in place, so we just had to fill in the gaps; for example, providing more hours and dates for clients to make use of the service.”
José has seen a change in the attitudes of men in his local community and those small achievements encourage him to keep going.
In the absence of a local public health facility, Alicia decided to become a volunteer health promoter to support her community.
Community counseling is key to raising awareness that health and contraceptive care are fundamental rights, and to eliminate myths and beliefs that prohibit the use of contraception, volunteers like Elga remain integral to this process in order to bring about change.
In El Salvador, Pro-Familia Health Promoter Juan Martinez Leons gives talks about sexual and reproductive healthcare on the soccer field in front of his house.
Salvadoran Demographic Association (ADS / Pro-Familia) has been providing sexual and reproductive healthcare to local communities since 1974. Today, the program currently has around 900 health promoters across El Salvador. Reaching under-served communities with contraceptive care and information lies at the heart of the program’s mission.