Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2012
I am a Youth, and I Protect My Sexuality, La Ceiba
LAP Objective: • Improve knowledge by 40% among 45 youth ages 14-22 in the topics of self-esteem, adolescent pregnancy, family planning, human rights, sexual and reproductive rights, gender and violence, leadership, sexual diversity, and STIs (including HIV/AIDS) in order to contribute to a reduction in adolescent pregnancies and HIV prevalence in 2013. • Increase by 30% the use of a sex education guide, as part of the ministerial declaration “Prevent through Education” to contribute to a reduction in pregnancies in youth ages 14-22 in the secondary institutions in the municipalities of La Másica, Jutiapa and the Garifuna communities of Corozal and Sambo Creek in La Ceiba, Altlantida Department, Honduras, in 2013.
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2011
Youth in Action Reducing and Preventing STIs, Santa Bárbara
LAP Objective: • Increase knowledge about SRH and STIs in 200 youth ages 15 to 24 in the municipalities of Las Vegas, Ceguaca, Gualala and Colinas of the Santa Bárbara Department, Honduras, in a period of one year (2012-2013) by establishing 4 SRH-focused youth friendly spaces. • Increase knowledge about ASRH among 20 school teachers in the municipalities of Las Vegas, Ceguaca, Gualala and Colinas of the Santa Bárbara Department, Honduras, in a period of one year (2012-2013).
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2010
Information, Education and Communication, Puerto Lempira
LAP Objective: • Increase the SRH knowledge of 120 adolescents, ages 10 to 19, by 70% through the implementation of five workshops in Puerto Lempira. • Increase the SRH knowledge of 2,300 adolescents, ages 10 to 19, using ten 120 minute radio shows once a week in Miskitu and Spanish in three of the six municipalities in Gracias a Dios.
Achieved Outcomes: • Trained 24 youth to be SRH promoters in their various communities, who then each created an outreach strategy to reach at least an additional 20 youth each. • Educated 100 youth on SRH through the implementation of four workshops. • Implemented SRH radio shows, and created and implemented a publicity strategy to increase youth listenership. • Received additional funding to work with 20 indigenous youth leaders in remote communities; and created an outreach strategy so each youth trained an additional 20 youth each.
Estimated # of youth reached: 4,000
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2009
Pienso, Siento y Actúo, Colon
LAP Objective: • Increase by 50% the knowledge of SRH, anatomy, and self-esteem of 30 youth ages 10-19. • Increase the knowledge of condom use and SRH of 100 adolescents, ages 10 – 19, during various community events.
Achieved Outcomes: • The team successfully met their objective to increase SRH knowledge in local youth to reduce adolescent pregnancy. • Despite many difficulties, they trained 500 youth in SRH topics and not a single adolescent pregnancy was reported in one of the targeted communities during the time of the LAP’s implementation.
Estimated # of youth reached: 500
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2008
Acción Intercultural Juvenil, Puerto Cortes and Omoa
LAP Objective: • Strengthen the capacity of organizations by creating an institutional network. • Strengthen the SRH leadership skills of 30 young people (ages 20 to 30 years old) working within the network. • Increase the SRH knowledge of 155 young people, ages 14 to 24, by 60%. • Establish a SRH educational Website for young people ages 14 to 24.
Achieved Outcomes: • Implemented various youth camps to increase the SRH knowledge of over 160 youth and secured funds for community replication. • Conducted focus group of 20 youth (ages 12-31) to design and develop the project youth SRH webpage. • Conducted public relations event to share PAL with 34 representatives of local governmental, non-governmental and private organizations (SRH, youth,business). • Created community alliances, e.g. Fire Fighters Association interested in sending their youth leaders to the camp.
Estimated # of youth reached: 160
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2007
Project You Choose, Tegucigalpa
LAP Objective: • Increase, by 40%, the knowledge of STI and HIV/AIDS prevention of 980 students in the Autonomous National University of Honduras. • Strengthen the leadership of 20 youth, between the ages of 17 to 24 by providing a series of experientially-based outdoor educational workshops.
Achieved Outcomes: The team successfully established and legalized the Association of Youth in Motion (AJEM) as a registered non-profit organization, a youth organization that continues to work for the promotion of youth human rights and sexual reproductive health, with a focus on gay, lesbian and youth groups in Tegucigalpa. AJEM has received international funding and recognition for its work in human rights.
Estimated # of youth reached: 3,000
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2006
Constructing Change, SRH and Rights, Tegucigalpa
LAP Objective: • Strengthen political advocacy by working and coordinating with 9 SRH organizations to create an advocacy plan. • Identify and train 20 youth leaders in SRH and leadership.
Achieved Outcomes: • Implemented SRH media campaign (2 TV, 2 radio and 1 newspaper interviews). • Identified 30 youth (10 youth from each Fellow’s organization) to participate in leadership and SRH workshops. • Conducted training on HIV prevention to 700 youth in Nacaome. • Conducted 3 SRH capacity building workshops for 47 women inSan Lorenzo and 28 youth in Ocotepeque. • Advocated and lobbied representatives from government, international development agencies, and civil society to profile the project and raise awareness of ASRH. • Produced a short film on SRH directed at youth and government representatives, and organized a public screening and forum on SRH issues for youth, media, government representatives, and civil society.
Estimated # of youth reached: 1,500
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2005
To Know Is Life”, Sambo Creek
LAP Objective: • Strengthen the leadership of 20 youth, ages 13 -18, over one year through two camping outings utilizing interactive methodologies. • Increase the awareness of their parents enabling them to contribute to the SRH education of the youth participating in the camps.
Achieved Outcomes: The team conducted parent outreach, implemented two camps and provided follow-up sessions to the participants.
Estimated # of youth reached: 60
Leadership Action Plan Honduras 2004
Sexual and Reproductive Interactive CD-ROM, San Pedro Sula
LAP Objective: Increase the SRH knowledge of 1,500 youth between the ages of 12 and 19 in 35 secondary education schools in Tela andSan Pedro Sula.
Achieved Outcomes: 15 schools in San Pedro use the CD developed by the team in their SRH classes.
Estimated # of youth reached: 1,500