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Prevensud is a French-Ecuadorian Foundation implementing the Sexual and Reproductive Health project, since 2006. It started its activities in Manabí and Pichincha, with the support of two French volunteers.

Thanks to local promoters, it contributes to the production of a specific knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health, to the prevention of precocious and unwanted pregnancy, STDs and HIV-aids. Moreover, Prevensud is initiating a global process to empower women and men, so that they can live a complete and satisfying sexual life, asserting their rights and having access to a wide range of information. 

Its work has been conceived for different publics, from 9 to 60 years old, with an emphasis on teenagers and youngsters. Today, the foundation’s cover is national, with activities in several provinces in the Ecuadorian regions of Costa, Oriente, and Sierra.

The objective of the association is to develop a preventive process, incorporating the Information-Education-Communication element to enhance the participation, knowledge and, and implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the provinces covered by Prevensud, and that can be easily reproduced by the beneficiaries to their peers.

Thus, Prevensud organize different activities such as: group talks in popular rural and urban neighborhoods, the training of local or stranger promoters in Sexual and Reproductive Health, free delivery of male and female condoms.

Prevensud

Thanks to local promoters, it contributes to the production of a specific knowledge on Sexual and Reproductive Health, to the prevention of precocious and unwanted pregnancy, STDs and HIV-aids.

Andes / Pichincha
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News

January, Thursday 19 2017


October, Wenesday 12 2016


Prevensud organises a working group on sexual and reproductive health

October, Thursday 6 2016

Prevensud organised, on September 1st, a working group for the students of Tecnologica Equinoccial University located in the provinces of Santa Elena about themes as reproductive and sexual health, warning about early pregnancies, HIV AIDS, sexual and reproductive rights and more…



September, Thursday 1 2016


September, Thursday 1 2016


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Overview

Foundation Ministerial agreement n°211-09, 26th May 2009, Ministry of education

Prevensud works at a national level, in the following provinces:
• Costa: Manabí, Esmeraldas, Santa Elena, Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas.
• Oriente: Napo, Orellana, Zamora Chinchipe.
• Sierra: Pichincha, Bolivar, Tungurahua, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Imbabura.

Prevensud is a French-Ecuadorian Foundation implementing the Sexual and Reproductive Health project, since 2006. It started its activities in Manabí and Pichincha, with the support of two French volunteers.
Then, it expands its activities to the provinces of Bolivar, Tungurahua, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Napo, Imbabura, Esmeraldas, Orellana, Zamora Chinchipe, Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, Santa Elena.
In 2009, it obtained the legal personality.

Oficina 4A, Edificio Van Gogh, Carrión E8-146 y 6 de diciembre, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Quito

Bureau : (00593) 2 2 55 70 38
Jorge Daniel Castro De la Cueva: (00593) 998387814

prevensud@gmail.com

www.prevensud.org

The Foundation has five members:
• Jorge Daniel Castro De la Cueva : Executive director and Legal representative
• Eva Lucía De la Cueva Constante : President
• José Luis Correa Fernández : Vice-president
• Oscar Wladimir Enríquez Carrillo : Treasurer
• Leslie Paola Durán Véjar : Secretary

The team is about ten persons big: social workers, psychologists, interns.
The Foundation also gets the support of an accountant.

Developing a preventive process, incorporating the Information-Education-Communication element to enhance the participation, knowledge and implementation of Sexual and Reproductive Rights in the provinces covered by Prevensud, and that can be easily reproduced by the beneficiaries to their peers.

• Informing efficiently the groups with which Prevensud is working and bringing the important elements to take decisions about sexuality ;
• Raising awareness among teenagers and young people in rural and urban areas to help them search and claim themselves as individuals and social subjects, with specific information to establish an efficient preventive pattern of Sexual Education ;
• Create an educational guide book and a network with teaching resources, audiovisual productions (DVDs, theatre, music) and educational software, established with the participants of group talks and other working groups.

OE1_Information :
• Free group talks in popular rural and urban neighborhoods ;
• Free delivery of informative brochures regarding the thematic ;
• Workshops in urban and rural areas ;
• Delivery of educational kits for local promoters.

OE2_Education :
• Training of local and international promoters in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Prevention of teen pregnancy, STDs and HIV-Aids, Sexual and Reproductive Rights, Justiciability, Gender Equality, Family Planning, Eradication of violence ;
• Representing diversity in all its aspects: cultural, ethnic, politic, religious, sexual.

OE3_Communication :
• Creation, production and distribution of educational material (videos, radio-theatre, DVDs, brochures…) ;
• Creation of an online platform to gather educational material regarding the thematic ;
• Free delivery of male and female condoms ;
• Creation of a national intersectional and trans-disciplinary network of Information-Education-Communication on Sexual and Reproductive Health ;
• Promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health campaigns ;
• Cultural festivals regarding the thematic.

• Young MSM (men having sex with other men) ;
• Young people in general (men and women) ;
• Teenage Mothers ;
• Young people belonging to a urban band ;
• Young displaced people (Colombia-Peru) ;
• Parents.

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