The Huffington Post: Can Adolescent Health Education Support Marine Conservation?

The Huffington Post: Can Adolescent Health Education Support Marine Conservation?
8
Mar

When Barry Segal first visited Rwanda back in 2007, he observed that many organizations were working to solve similar problems with little collaboration. He believed he could make an impact simply by investing in great organizations and by bringing them together. Here is a great example of how this looks when it works.”

Nicholas Reed-Krase, Blue Ventures’ Community Health Programme Coordinator, has written an article for The Huffington Post about our recent successful collaboration with Projet Jeune Leader.

Thanks to mutual partner Segal Family Foundation, the two organisations began collaborating last August when two Blue Ventures youth educators joined Projet Jeune Leader’s Youth Educator training. It was a month-and-a-half long training where the youth leaders strengthened their knowledge of sexual reproductive health, puberty, and leadership topics.

The collaboration continued this past January when three Projet Jeune Leader Project Coordinators travelled to visit Blue Ventures’ site in Andavadoaka for a one-week exchange. The trip provided an opportunity for the Projet Jeune Leader staff to showcase their facilitation skills and provide engaging health sessions for Blue Ventures team members regarding adolescent health.


Read the full article here: Can Adolescent Health Education Support Marine Conservation?

Discover more about Blue Ventures’ Community Health programme


 

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