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IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Strengthening coordination to increase Access for Adolescents and Youth to SRHR

The project aims to strengthen the coordination of interventions on adolescents and young people’s access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AY SRHR) information and services. Budget:  250,000 USD Donor: nThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation Timeline: 2 Years (January 2020 – April 2022) Project implementation areas: Africa Partners: AUC/ UNFPA/UNESCO/GIMAC Other interesting information: Through the project, youth and adolescents SHRH are mainstreamed in the key policy instrument of and processes of the African Union./ The Project coordinated the establishment of the cluster on life skills education and career guidance to respond to the changes in the provision of sexuality education on the continent. (Linking Education and SRHR).  Key achievements to date: Sexual Health Campaign / Mental Health Campaign - Co-lead the conversation on the reporting of the State of the World’s children 2021.  Advocacy2Action Capacity Building Training/ GIMAC Youth Advocacy Training Africa Girls Summit / Conducting conversations in key international moments - Egumeni sessions series with the AUC on different topics. Life Skills and Career Guidance Cluster: New members joined the Cluster / Development of the Continental Strategy for Education for Health and Well-being in Africa Innovative approaches: Profiling young people, advocates to lead on the key events within the AUC (Dubai Expo/ AU Summit) /Inclusive approaches of youth-led initiatives in advancing the Advocacy work on SRHR and Mental Health across the continent. Lessons learned: Enhancement of reciprocal communication among partners and cluster members/  Strategize the way forward, follow-up and evaluation of the project activities.

IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Strengthening coordination to increase Access for Adolescents and Youth to SRHR

The project aims to strengthen the coordination of interventions on adolescents and young people’s access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AY SRHR) information and services. Budget:  250,000 USD Donor: nThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation Timeline: 2 Years (January 2020 – April 2022) Project implementation areas: Africa Partners: AUC/ UNFPA/UNESCO/GIMAC Other interesting information: Through the project, youth and adolescents SHRH are mainstreamed in the key policy instrument of and processes of the African Union./ The Project coordinated the establishment of the cluster on life skills education and career guidance to respond to the changes in the provision of sexuality education on the continent. (Linking Education and SRHR).  Key achievements to date: Sexual Health Campaign / Mental Health Campaign - Co-lead the conversation on the reporting of the State of the World’s children 2021.  Advocacy2Action Capacity Building Training/ GIMAC Youth Advocacy Training Africa Girls Summit / Conducting conversations in key international moments - Egumeni sessions series with the AUC on different topics. Life Skills and Career Guidance Cluster: New members joined the Cluster / Development of the Continental Strategy for Education for Health and Well-being in Africa Innovative approaches: Profiling young people, advocates to lead on the key events within the AUC (Dubai Expo/ AU Summit) /Inclusive approaches of youth-led initiatives in advancing the Advocacy work on SRHR and Mental Health across the continent. Lessons learned: Enhancement of reciprocal communication among partners and cluster members/  Strategize the way forward, follow-up and evaluation of the project activities.

Isabel Corthier_IPPF
programme

| 31 January 2022

Advancing International Legal, Policy and Financial Commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

  The project aims to create a network of progressive Civil Society Organizations, women, youth-led organizations advocating for SRHR at the regional level and advance the re(commitment) of AU member states to the regional outcome documents/positions and policies. Budget:  160,000 USD Donor: RFSU Timeline: 2 Years ( 2020 – August 2022 ) Project implementation areas: All 55 AU member states, AUC, RECs Partners: AU, UNECA, Policy Makers and Diplomatic corps, GAAP partners Other interesting information: The project leverages on major regional processes including GIMAC, ACHPR, ARFSD and other major regional and international days to organize side events and influence outcome documents for a progressive commitment on SRHR Key achievements to date: Capacity building sessions for young people Side events on major processes and influence outcome documents Enhance partners knowledge and engagement on regional SRHR revolutions Increased IPPFAR visibility Policy briefs on Abortion, CSE, and non-discrimination Innovative approaches: Series of Webinars Leveraging on regional SRHR initiatives (EAC SRHR bill, EHW strategy) Challenge: sensitivity of the thematics for advocacy Lessons learned:  Leverage on collaborations with Partners Building on IPPF’s position at the GAAP partnership  

Isabel Corthier_IPPF
programme

| 31 January 2022

Advancing International Legal, Policy and Financial Commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

  The project aims to create a network of progressive Civil Society Organizations, women, youth-led organizations advocating for SRHR at the regional level and advance the re(commitment) of AU member states to the regional outcome documents/positions and policies. Budget:  160,000 USD Donor: RFSU Timeline: 2 Years ( 2020 – August 2022 ) Project implementation areas: All 55 AU member states, AUC, RECs Partners: AU, UNECA, Policy Makers and Diplomatic corps, GAAP partners Other interesting information: The project leverages on major regional processes including GIMAC, ACHPR, ARFSD and other major regional and international days to organize side events and influence outcome documents for a progressive commitment on SRHR Key achievements to date: Capacity building sessions for young people Side events on major processes and influence outcome documents Enhance partners knowledge and engagement on regional SRHR revolutions Increased IPPFAR visibility Policy briefs on Abortion, CSE, and non-discrimination Innovative approaches: Series of Webinars Leveraging on regional SRHR initiatives (EAC SRHR bill, EHW strategy) Challenge: sensitivity of the thematics for advocacy Lessons learned:  Leverage on collaborations with Partners Building on IPPF’s position at the GAAP partnership  

Malawi_IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Feminist Opportunities Now (FON)

  The objective of the project is to build the capacity of women's movements, via sub-grants and organizational development support, especially for small organizations, often non-registered, to address and respond to gender-based violence. Budget:  14,000 000 EUR Donor: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Timeline: 4 years (Start date – Q2 of 2022) Project implementation areas: Mexico and Columbia in Latin-America (led by MdM), Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Asia (led by CREA) and Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea the Ivory Cost, Kenya and Mali (led by IPPFARO Partners: IPPF ARO, Médecins du Monde(MdM), Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA), FIDH (International Federation on Human Rights) & Empow’Her. Other interesting information: It is the first time IPPF has received direct funding from AFD, the first time we are partnering with these new consortium partners and delivering on a large global project

Malawi_IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Feminist Opportunities Now (FON)

  The objective of the project is to build the capacity of women's movements, via sub-grants and organizational development support, especially for small organizations, often non-registered, to address and respond to gender-based violence. Budget:  14,000 000 EUR Donor: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Timeline: 4 years (Start date – Q2 of 2022) Project implementation areas: Mexico and Columbia in Latin-America (led by MdM), Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Asia (led by CREA) and Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea the Ivory Cost, Kenya and Mali (led by IPPFARO Partners: IPPF ARO, Médecins du Monde(MdM), Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA), FIDH (International Federation on Human Rights) & Empow’Her. Other interesting information: It is the first time IPPF has received direct funding from AFD, the first time we are partnering with these new consortium partners and delivering on a large global project

Uganda_Rutgers_Esther Ruth Mbabazi
programme

| 31 January 2022

Building evidence, addressing the needs of SGBV survivors in Conakry Guinea

  The project aims to conduct research on sexual and GBV in Guinea to inform advocacy and communication campaign/ Respond to the needs of survivors through economic empowerment, psychological and clinical support. Budget:  100,000 USD Donor: Packard Foundation Timeline: 1 Year ( April 2021 - July 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Guinea Conakry Partners: Solidarite Suisse Guinee, Amnesty International Innovative approaches: Working with multisectoral partners to amplify our voice. Sexual violence is a major concern in Guinea

Uganda_Rutgers_Esther Ruth Mbabazi
programme

| 31 January 2022

Building evidence, addressing the needs of SGBV survivors in Conakry Guinea

  The project aims to conduct research on sexual and GBV in Guinea to inform advocacy and communication campaign/ Respond to the needs of survivors through economic empowerment, psychological and clinical support. Budget:  100,000 USD Donor: Packard Foundation Timeline: 1 Year ( April 2021 - July 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Guinea Conakry Partners: Solidarite Suisse Guinee, Amnesty International Innovative approaches: Working with multisectoral partners to amplify our voice. Sexual violence is a major concern in Guinea

Fortunate Kagumaho_Uganda
programme

| 31 January 2022

Adressing the SRH needs of refugees and vulnerable populations in Uganda

  The project aims to provide SRH services to refugees and the most vulnerable and marginalized population in Northern and Central Uganda. Budget:  10,000,000 DKK Donor: DANIDA Timeline: 2 Years ( April 2020-March 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Ouganda Partners: Uganda MOH, Uganda crisis coordination office Key achievements to date: 47,631 persons (73% females and 27% males) aged 10- 49 years of age served with integrated sexual reproductive health services 284,048 SRH services provided Enhanced capacity of 60 community resource persons and 77 health care providers in various SRH and SBCC packages.   Innovative approaches: Working with persons with disabilities to ensure disability-inclusive programming Lessons learned: Cultural diversity, beliefs, and practices significantly undermine how refugees relate.

Fortunate Kagumaho_Uganda
programme

| 31 January 2022

Adressing the SRH needs of refugees and vulnerable populations in Uganda

  The project aims to provide SRH services to refugees and the most vulnerable and marginalized population in Northern and Central Uganda. Budget:  10,000,000 DKK Donor: DANIDA Timeline: 2 Years ( April 2020-March 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Ouganda Partners: Uganda MOH, Uganda crisis coordination office Key achievements to date: 47,631 persons (73% females and 27% males) aged 10- 49 years of age served with integrated sexual reproductive health services 284,048 SRH services provided Enhanced capacity of 60 community resource persons and 77 health care providers in various SRH and SBCC packages.   Innovative approaches: Working with persons with disabilities to ensure disability-inclusive programming Lessons learned: Cultural diversity, beliefs, and practices significantly undermine how refugees relate.

IPPF_Isabel Corthier
programme

| 31 January 2022

Humanitarian Capacity Development Center

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of 6 MAs in and SARO to deliver high-quality SRH services in crises. Budget:  770,000 USD Donor: IPPF Solutions 2 Timeline: 2 Years ( March 2020–Dec 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Burkina Faso, Burundi, CAR, Maldives, Sudan, and Yemen Partners: UNFPA and national humanitarian actors Other interesting information: The project is designed to be led by MAs, as part of the Member Association-centric approach, with support from the regional offices and the Global Humanitarian Team. Innovative approaches: Operational research will be useful for measuring interventions’ impact and will highlight key challenges, suggest areas of improvement and good practices. Inclusion of LGBTQUIA and organisation's of persons with Disabilities in preparedness and planning. Lessons learned: Language barrier is a serious risk to project implementation if not properly addressed at design stage. Translation and interpretation costs should be significantly budgeted for when engaging English and French-speaking MAs as key project implementers.

IPPF_Isabel Corthier
programme

| 31 January 2022

Humanitarian Capacity Development Center

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of 6 MAs in and SARO to deliver high-quality SRH services in crises. Budget:  770,000 USD Donor: IPPF Solutions 2 Timeline: 2 Years ( March 2020–Dec 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Burkina Faso, Burundi, CAR, Maldives, Sudan, and Yemen Partners: UNFPA and national humanitarian actors Other interesting information: The project is designed to be led by MAs, as part of the Member Association-centric approach, with support from the regional offices and the Global Humanitarian Team. Innovative approaches: Operational research will be useful for measuring interventions’ impact and will highlight key challenges, suggest areas of improvement and good practices. Inclusion of LGBTQUIA and organisation's of persons with Disabilities in preparedness and planning. Lessons learned: Language barrier is a serious risk to project implementation if not properly addressed at design stage. Translation and interpretation costs should be significantly budgeted for when engaging English and French-speaking MAs as key project implementers.

IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Strengthening coordination to increase Access for Adolescents and Youth to SRHR

The project aims to strengthen the coordination of interventions on adolescents and young people’s access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AY SRHR) information and services. Budget:  250,000 USD Donor: nThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation Timeline: 2 Years (January 2020 – April 2022) Project implementation areas: Africa Partners: AUC/ UNFPA/UNESCO/GIMAC Other interesting information: Through the project, youth and adolescents SHRH are mainstreamed in the key policy instrument of and processes of the African Union./ The Project coordinated the establishment of the cluster on life skills education and career guidance to respond to the changes in the provision of sexuality education on the continent. (Linking Education and SRHR).  Key achievements to date: Sexual Health Campaign / Mental Health Campaign - Co-lead the conversation on the reporting of the State of the World’s children 2021.  Advocacy2Action Capacity Building Training/ GIMAC Youth Advocacy Training Africa Girls Summit / Conducting conversations in key international moments - Egumeni sessions series with the AUC on different topics. Life Skills and Career Guidance Cluster: New members joined the Cluster / Development of the Continental Strategy for Education for Health and Well-being in Africa Innovative approaches: Profiling young people, advocates to lead on the key events within the AUC (Dubai Expo/ AU Summit) /Inclusive approaches of youth-led initiatives in advancing the Advocacy work on SRHR and Mental Health across the continent. Lessons learned: Enhancement of reciprocal communication among partners and cluster members/  Strategize the way forward, follow-up and evaluation of the project activities.

IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Strengthening coordination to increase Access for Adolescents and Youth to SRHR

The project aims to strengthen the coordination of interventions on adolescents and young people’s access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AY SRHR) information and services. Budget:  250,000 USD Donor: nThe David and Lucile Packard Foundation Timeline: 2 Years (January 2020 – April 2022) Project implementation areas: Africa Partners: AUC/ UNFPA/UNESCO/GIMAC Other interesting information: Through the project, youth and adolescents SHRH are mainstreamed in the key policy instrument of and processes of the African Union./ The Project coordinated the establishment of the cluster on life skills education and career guidance to respond to the changes in the provision of sexuality education on the continent. (Linking Education and SRHR).  Key achievements to date: Sexual Health Campaign / Mental Health Campaign - Co-lead the conversation on the reporting of the State of the World’s children 2021.  Advocacy2Action Capacity Building Training/ GIMAC Youth Advocacy Training Africa Girls Summit / Conducting conversations in key international moments - Egumeni sessions series with the AUC on different topics. Life Skills and Career Guidance Cluster: New members joined the Cluster / Development of the Continental Strategy for Education for Health and Well-being in Africa Innovative approaches: Profiling young people, advocates to lead on the key events within the AUC (Dubai Expo/ AU Summit) /Inclusive approaches of youth-led initiatives in advancing the Advocacy work on SRHR and Mental Health across the continent. Lessons learned: Enhancement of reciprocal communication among partners and cluster members/  Strategize the way forward, follow-up and evaluation of the project activities.

Isabel Corthier_IPPF
programme

| 31 January 2022

Advancing International Legal, Policy and Financial Commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

  The project aims to create a network of progressive Civil Society Organizations, women, youth-led organizations advocating for SRHR at the regional level and advance the re(commitment) of AU member states to the regional outcome documents/positions and policies. Budget:  160,000 USD Donor: RFSU Timeline: 2 Years ( 2020 – August 2022 ) Project implementation areas: All 55 AU member states, AUC, RECs Partners: AU, UNECA, Policy Makers and Diplomatic corps, GAAP partners Other interesting information: The project leverages on major regional processes including GIMAC, ACHPR, ARFSD and other major regional and international days to organize side events and influence outcome documents for a progressive commitment on SRHR Key achievements to date: Capacity building sessions for young people Side events on major processes and influence outcome documents Enhance partners knowledge and engagement on regional SRHR revolutions Increased IPPFAR visibility Policy briefs on Abortion, CSE, and non-discrimination Innovative approaches: Series of Webinars Leveraging on regional SRHR initiatives (EAC SRHR bill, EHW strategy) Challenge: sensitivity of the thematics for advocacy Lessons learned:  Leverage on collaborations with Partners Building on IPPF’s position at the GAAP partnership  

Isabel Corthier_IPPF
programme

| 31 January 2022

Advancing International Legal, Policy and Financial Commitments to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

  The project aims to create a network of progressive Civil Society Organizations, women, youth-led organizations advocating for SRHR at the regional level and advance the re(commitment) of AU member states to the regional outcome documents/positions and policies. Budget:  160,000 USD Donor: RFSU Timeline: 2 Years ( 2020 – August 2022 ) Project implementation areas: All 55 AU member states, AUC, RECs Partners: AU, UNECA, Policy Makers and Diplomatic corps, GAAP partners Other interesting information: The project leverages on major regional processes including GIMAC, ACHPR, ARFSD and other major regional and international days to organize side events and influence outcome documents for a progressive commitment on SRHR Key achievements to date: Capacity building sessions for young people Side events on major processes and influence outcome documents Enhance partners knowledge and engagement on regional SRHR revolutions Increased IPPFAR visibility Policy briefs on Abortion, CSE, and non-discrimination Innovative approaches: Series of Webinars Leveraging on regional SRHR initiatives (EAC SRHR bill, EHW strategy) Challenge: sensitivity of the thematics for advocacy Lessons learned:  Leverage on collaborations with Partners Building on IPPF’s position at the GAAP partnership  

Malawi_IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Feminist Opportunities Now (FON)

  The objective of the project is to build the capacity of women's movements, via sub-grants and organizational development support, especially for small organizations, often non-registered, to address and respond to gender-based violence. Budget:  14,000 000 EUR Donor: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Timeline: 4 years (Start date – Q2 of 2022) Project implementation areas: Mexico and Columbia in Latin-America (led by MdM), Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Asia (led by CREA) and Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea the Ivory Cost, Kenya and Mali (led by IPPFARO Partners: IPPF ARO, Médecins du Monde(MdM), Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA), FIDH (International Federation on Human Rights) & Empow’Her. Other interesting information: It is the first time IPPF has received direct funding from AFD, the first time we are partnering with these new consortium partners and delivering on a large global project

Malawi_IPPF_Tommy Trenchard
programme

| 31 January 2022

Feminist Opportunities Now (FON)

  The objective of the project is to build the capacity of women's movements, via sub-grants and organizational development support, especially for small organizations, often non-registered, to address and respond to gender-based violence. Budget:  14,000 000 EUR Donor: Agence Française de Développement (AFD) Timeline: 4 years (Start date – Q2 of 2022) Project implementation areas: Mexico and Columbia in Latin-America (led by MdM), Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Asia (led by CREA) and Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Guinea the Ivory Cost, Kenya and Mali (led by IPPFARO Partners: IPPF ARO, Médecins du Monde(MdM), Creating Resources for Empowerment in Action (CREA), FIDH (International Federation on Human Rights) & Empow’Her. Other interesting information: It is the first time IPPF has received direct funding from AFD, the first time we are partnering with these new consortium partners and delivering on a large global project

Uganda_Rutgers_Esther Ruth Mbabazi
programme

| 31 January 2022

Building evidence, addressing the needs of SGBV survivors in Conakry Guinea

  The project aims to conduct research on sexual and GBV in Guinea to inform advocacy and communication campaign/ Respond to the needs of survivors through economic empowerment, psychological and clinical support. Budget:  100,000 USD Donor: Packard Foundation Timeline: 1 Year ( April 2021 - July 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Guinea Conakry Partners: Solidarite Suisse Guinee, Amnesty International Innovative approaches: Working with multisectoral partners to amplify our voice. Sexual violence is a major concern in Guinea

Uganda_Rutgers_Esther Ruth Mbabazi
programme

| 31 January 2022

Building evidence, addressing the needs of SGBV survivors in Conakry Guinea

  The project aims to conduct research on sexual and GBV in Guinea to inform advocacy and communication campaign/ Respond to the needs of survivors through economic empowerment, psychological and clinical support. Budget:  100,000 USD Donor: Packard Foundation Timeline: 1 Year ( April 2021 - July 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Guinea Conakry Partners: Solidarite Suisse Guinee, Amnesty International Innovative approaches: Working with multisectoral partners to amplify our voice. Sexual violence is a major concern in Guinea

Fortunate Kagumaho_Uganda
programme

| 31 January 2022

Adressing the SRH needs of refugees and vulnerable populations in Uganda

  The project aims to provide SRH services to refugees and the most vulnerable and marginalized population in Northern and Central Uganda. Budget:  10,000,000 DKK Donor: DANIDA Timeline: 2 Years ( April 2020-March 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Ouganda Partners: Uganda MOH, Uganda crisis coordination office Key achievements to date: 47,631 persons (73% females and 27% males) aged 10- 49 years of age served with integrated sexual reproductive health services 284,048 SRH services provided Enhanced capacity of 60 community resource persons and 77 health care providers in various SRH and SBCC packages.   Innovative approaches: Working with persons with disabilities to ensure disability-inclusive programming Lessons learned: Cultural diversity, beliefs, and practices significantly undermine how refugees relate.

Fortunate Kagumaho_Uganda
programme

| 31 January 2022

Adressing the SRH needs of refugees and vulnerable populations in Uganda

  The project aims to provide SRH services to refugees and the most vulnerable and marginalized population in Northern and Central Uganda. Budget:  10,000,000 DKK Donor: DANIDA Timeline: 2 Years ( April 2020-March 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Ouganda Partners: Uganda MOH, Uganda crisis coordination office Key achievements to date: 47,631 persons (73% females and 27% males) aged 10- 49 years of age served with integrated sexual reproductive health services 284,048 SRH services provided Enhanced capacity of 60 community resource persons and 77 health care providers in various SRH and SBCC packages.   Innovative approaches: Working with persons with disabilities to ensure disability-inclusive programming Lessons learned: Cultural diversity, beliefs, and practices significantly undermine how refugees relate.

IPPF_Isabel Corthier
programme

| 31 January 2022

Humanitarian Capacity Development Center

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of 6 MAs in and SARO to deliver high-quality SRH services in crises. Budget:  770,000 USD Donor: IPPF Solutions 2 Timeline: 2 Years ( March 2020–Dec 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Burkina Faso, Burundi, CAR, Maldives, Sudan, and Yemen Partners: UNFPA and national humanitarian actors Other interesting information: The project is designed to be led by MAs, as part of the Member Association-centric approach, with support from the regional offices and the Global Humanitarian Team. Innovative approaches: Operational research will be useful for measuring interventions’ impact and will highlight key challenges, suggest areas of improvement and good practices. Inclusion of LGBTQUIA and organisation's of persons with Disabilities in preparedness and planning. Lessons learned: Language barrier is a serious risk to project implementation if not properly addressed at design stage. Translation and interpretation costs should be significantly budgeted for when engaging English and French-speaking MAs as key project implementers.

IPPF_Isabel Corthier
programme

| 31 January 2022

Humanitarian Capacity Development Center

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of 6 MAs in and SARO to deliver high-quality SRH services in crises. Budget:  770,000 USD Donor: IPPF Solutions 2 Timeline: 2 Years ( March 2020–Dec 2022 ) Project implementation areas: Burkina Faso, Burundi, CAR, Maldives, Sudan, and Yemen Partners: UNFPA and national humanitarian actors Other interesting information: The project is designed to be led by MAs, as part of the Member Association-centric approach, with support from the regional offices and the Global Humanitarian Team. Innovative approaches: Operational research will be useful for measuring interventions’ impact and will highlight key challenges, suggest areas of improvement and good practices. Inclusion of LGBTQUIA and organisation's of persons with Disabilities in preparedness and planning. Lessons learned: Language barrier is a serious risk to project implementation if not properly addressed at design stage. Translation and interpretation costs should be significantly budgeted for when engaging English and French-speaking MAs as key project implementers.