World Faiths Development Dialogue International

For The Development Of An Interfaith Platform For Family Planning In Senegal

Overview
World Faiths Development Dialogue at Georgetown University is committed to the idea that faith communities represent strong preexisting networks that can play a vital role in global development. Building on previously funded work, this grant will support the organization to engage high-level faith leaders in Senegal in collaboration with the government to increase family planning use. In this second phase, World Faiths Development Dialogue will establish an inter-religious council as a platform for collaboration between the government and Senegal’s religious community.
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for the development of a regional interfaith platform for family planning  
This project builds on a previous grant to the World Faiths Development Dialogue (WFDD) at Georgetown University to engage high-level faith leaders in Senegal and Guinea in increasing family planning use. Working with the Senegalese and Guinean governments, WFDD has a partnership with a religious association in each country to support their capacity and strategy growth for faith advocacy for family planning. In the next grant phase, WFDD will focus on strengthening the relationships between faith communities and development stakeholders and will support the Senegalese association to expand the scope of its health advocacy to maternal and child health.
for the development of a regional interfaith platform for family planning  
This project builds on a previous grant to the World Faiths Development Dialogue at Georgetown University to engage high-level faith leaders in Senegal in increasing family planning use. Working with the Senegalese government, World Faiths Development Dialogue and a Senegalese association, the Cadre des Religieux pour la Santé et le Développement (CRSD), have formed an interreligious group to support family planning. During this phase of the project, World Faiths Development Dialogue and CRSD will expand activities into Guinea, responding to expressed interest from Guinea’s Ministry of Health.

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