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Project on Prevention of Maternal Mortality Arising from Unsafe Abortion and Enhancing Access to Post-Abortion Care Through Advocacy – Kenya

Country report: Project of the Kenya Obstetrical Gynaecological Society (KOGS) and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO)


Irene de Vries, Joyce Olenja, Pamela Godia

This end evaluation covers the period from the start of the project (April 2019) until end of March 2022, which marked the end of three years of project implementation. The evaluation primarily focused on measuring the effects of the project for primary stakeholders (KOGS, implementing parties) and secondary stakeholders (actors the society aimed to influence). The effects of the project on tertiary stakeholders are qualitatively assessed in the communities targeted by KOGS. However, the project has been too short to measure community impact, in the sense of the number ofwomen accessing safe abortion services, the number of lives saved, and so on. The community component of the project was implemented in Kajiado County. This county was chosen because of the high levels of teenage and unwanted pregnancies that have been documented in the area.