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Jennifer Mulik

project director

Tom Ventimiglia

deputy project director

To empower clients in improving their own health services, Pact turns to community-led monitoring

April 20, 2022
Last year, Pact’s health programming reached nearly 2 million people. From Africa to Asia, we supported communities as they accessed better maternal and child health care, improved and expanded the...

Why I became an ACHIEVE DREAMS ambassador

April 13, 2022
Aisha, from Kicukiro District, Rwanda, is a survivor of gender-based violence. Having experienced abuse as a child, she accepted it as a normal way of life. That was until she discovered DREAMS,...

Turning the tide against HIV for women and children

April 7, 2022
By reaching and sustaining HIV epidemic control among pregnant and breastfeeding women, adolescents, infants and children, ACHIEVE is making a marked, lasting difference in the global fight against...

Ensuring adolescent girls and young women in South Sudan are heard: The story of a social worker

March 30, 2022
In South Sudan, adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) are often marginalized and prevented from participating in things that matter to them as a result of the country’s entrenched and dominant...

Integrated solutions to advancing gender equality and reducing HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa

March 18, 2022
During International Women’s Month, and every month, we are reminded of the importance of women’s empowerment and gender equality in fostering human development. Access to quality and inclusive...
participants in a workshop in Tanzania

Developing capacity in Tanzania through coaching, mentorship, and participatory facilitation approaches

January 20, 2022
Pact’s experience with capacity development has taught us that the best way to support partners is to focus on the individuals within those organizations. We know that doing training workshops alone...
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A team effort: Coaching adolescent boys on the importance of respecting women and girls

December 8, 2021
Life at home and at school for Burki, an adolescent boy from Kenya, used to be contentious. He would often show a lack of respect for his parents and teachers and, according to his mother, toward...
a boy with a hula hoop around him

World AIDS Day 2021

December 1, 2021
Pact has been working to stop the AIDS epidemic for decades. Our efforts to build up local responses to HIV to increase testing, treatment and prevention have made a difference in communities around...
An ACHIEVE education session on sexual and reproductive health with adolescent girls in Kanombe, Rwanda. Credit: Pact.

The ACHIEVE project: Two years of progress toward HIV epidemic control

December 1, 2021
With our consortium partners, including Jhpiego, Palladium, No Means No Worldwide and WI-HER, we’ve made critical progress over the past two years, in clinical outcomes as well as in HIV prevention ...
Girls play outside a DREAMS center in Lusaka, Zambia. Credit: Brian Clark/Pact

Leveraging digital technology to build a healthier future for adolescent girls and young women

October 8, 2021
In celebration of International Day of the Girl on October 11, the ACHIEVE consortium is excited to join the global community in recognizing the work that is being done to advance gender equality and...