Free the Children Program Manager “Disseminates sexual and reproductive rights materials”

Claudette Jollebo

Development Professional/ Consultant

Programs Manager

Free The Children International

March 2009 – December 2011 (2 years 10 months)Narok South

Headed the organizations Health ,Water and Sanitation Departments.Managed School Health programmes and Community health education activities.Also managed the organizations health facility. Provided technical support to the health and medical team, monitored progress of projects and health cases presented at the health facility, developed strategies for integrating community-based health, water and sanitation and nutrition programmes, facilitated health trainings for community health workers, disseminated advocacy and behavior change communication materials to increase knowledge and create awareness on nutrition, water and sanitation, sexual and reproductive health rights and HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention.  Also• Lead implementation of WASH programming in 10 communities and schools in accordance with the SPHERE standards focusing on hygiene and sanitation behaviour change at the individual and community-level to ensure accessibility to clean water.

(Source)

It’s a good thing that Marc Kielburger says that sexual and reproductive programs are not part of Free The Children’s mandate.

“Please allow us to be clear however, that our staff at the Baraka Health Clinic do not proactively provide contraceptives, as it is not part of our holistic model.” (Source)

It sure is a good thing that we believe him and the OCSB before we believe our own eyes.  It’s not like mountains of direct, contradicting evidence should sway us one little bit.  No siree.  We must insist on assuming the good intentions, even to the point of absurdity.

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