Pfizer Foundation Awards $5 Million for Women and Families

Philanthropy News Digest | May 31, 2018

Pfizer Foundation Awards $5 Million for Women and Families
The Pfizer Foundation in New York City has announced grants totaling $5 million in support of initiatives and partnerships focused on providing family planning education for women and men at the same time their children are being vaccinated.
Building on the foundation's existing family planning and education program, the grants will support nongovernmental organizations in five African countries - Benin, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda - where women face significant barriers to accessing such services. As of 2017, an estimated two hundred and fourteen million women and girls who would like to delay or avoid pregnancy were still without access to modern contraception, with the highest unmet need in sub-Saharan Africa.

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