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Impact

Through comprehensive sexuality education, we equip adolescents with essential knowledge and support. Our impact extends to the communities and systems in which they live, learn, and grow.

Our Reach (2023-2024)

56,020

young adolescents

148

public middle schools

170

specialized Educators

Transforming Lives, Schools, Communities, and Systems through Comprehensive Sexuality Education

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Where We Work

Ilaka Centre, Amoron' i Mania Region

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Stories

Understand first-hand why comprehensive sexuality education matters — and how our program has an expansive, and sometimes surprising, impact.

“This school year, there have been very few school dropouts. It’s because of the presence of the PJL Educator.”

How a PJL Educator has transformed learning and growing for students at one of our most rural partner schools.

A young Malagasy man wearing a black t-shirt with "PROJET JEUNE LEADER" written on it walks on a narrow dirt path in between green rice fields. A hill with terraced rice fields can be seen in the background.
A young Malagasy woman wearing a black tshirt with "PROJET JEUNE LEADER" written on it smiles in front of a blackboard with writing on it. It appears that she is speaking to a middle school girl standing in front of her. Other seated students can be seen in the foreground.

“After the PJL Educators started working at my school, I started to trust myself for the first time, to feel confident and capable.”

How students at Ambohimanjaka middle school changed their outlook on themselves, their learning, and their future — all thanks to a single PJL Educator.

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