Project profile — Advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health in Cabo Delgado -- Response to COVID-19


Aga Khan Foundation Canada (CA-CRA_ACR-0010011141)
2020-12-15 - 2024-01-31
Global Affairs Canada
WGM Africa

Country / region 

• Mozambique (100.00%)


• Population policy and administrative management:
Population policy and administrative management (13010) (10.00%)
Reproductive health care (13020) (60.00%)
Personnel development for population and reproductive health (13081) (30.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (principal objective)
• Youth Issues (principal objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)


This project supports activities that respond to the COVID-19 pandemic in Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique. This project focuses on ensuring community engagement and social mobilization, distributing essential commodities, and supporting the Ministry of Health’s coordination efforts in the pandemic response. Project activities include: (1) producing and disseminating COVID-19 prevention material through digital, radio and television programs; (2) supporting the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 hotline; (3) supporting women’s rights networks in target districts to monitor gender-based violence in the COVID-19 context and generate data on its economic and care load impact; (4) procuring and distributing materials for COVID-19 sample collection (such as gloves, cotton swabs, disinfectant, etc.), laboratory reagents and kit accessories, PPE for health care workers, triple packs for transporting COVID-19 samples, and masks for some of the most vulnerable communities in target districts; and (5) supporting costs related to deploying rapid Ministry of Health response teams to Cabo Delgado province to conduct COVID-19 epidemiological surveillance.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved delivery of gender- and adolescent-responsive, environmentally sensitive and comprehensive sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services for women, girls, and their families; (2) reduced gender and social barriers to utilizing and adopting comprehensive SRH services and practices by women and adolescents; and (3) enhanced use and management of gender-sensitive and adolescent-responsive sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) information and evidence by key stakeholders.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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