Adolescent girls participate in a Breakthrough ACTION activity in NepalBreakthrough ACTION

Reducing Child Marriage: A Shared Goal for Breakthrough ACTION in Malawi and Nepal

Breakthrough ACTION drew inspiration from work done to reduce child, early, and forced marriage in Malawi to reduce child marriages in Nepal.
Malawian Faith leader Alikanjero M. KanyembaPMI

Facing Malaria, the “Perennial Monster,” Through Faith and Community

In Malawi, Breakthrough ACTION worked with community and faith leaders to develop and deliver messages that promote lifesaving malaria prevention behaviors.
Young mother with her mother and babyLusayo Banda, Breakthrough ACTION

From Child Bride to Future Nurse

Thanks to Breakthrough ACTION’s work to reduce child, early, and forced marriage, a teenage mother in Malawi was able to reclaim her dream of becoming a nurse.
Young woman in Malawi helping with household choresLusayo Banda/Breakthrough ACTION

A Child Bride Reclaims Her Future

Breakthrough ACTION worked with a community action group in Malawi to rescue 28 girls from early marriages, including one who dreamed of becoming a teacher.
Thirteen members of Juma CHAG sit in a circle on a mat outdoorsLusayo Banda

Building Healthier Communities in Malawi Through Community Health Action Groups

In Malawi, Breakthrough ACTION improved malaria outcomes by enabling local ownership of malaria social and behavior change initiatives.
A mother secures her child under a mosquito netPMI/USAID

Equity and malaria: Who gets prioritized when a household doesn’t have enough mosquito nets?

A Breakthrough ACTION website helps program planners access insecticide-treated net use data to develop comprehensive and equitable malaria programs.

Encouraging Family Planning Counseling that Promotes Meaningful Choice

Despite recent gains in the use of modern contraceptives around the world, many women are still dissatisfied with their family planning methods and discontinuation remains high, particularly amongst postpartum women. In close collaboration…
Cover art for Tested Solutions for Quality FP CounselingJonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images/Images of Empowerment

Encouraging Family Planning Counseling That Promotes Meaningful Choice

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This is a package of evidence-based, low-cost SBC solutions that improve the quality of family planning counseling for postpartum women.
Malaria testing at a village clinic in MalawiPhoto credit: amy Rakotoniaina/PMI/Flickr

Designing for Provider Behavior Change: Developing Solutions to Provider-side Barriers to Quality Care

This blog post describes how Breakthrough ACTION used behavioral insights to develop provider behavior change solutions that lead to better quality of care.