While in Kigoma I worked with the Community Based Distribution (CBD) program of the Lake Tanganyika Catchment Reforestation and Education Project (TACARE), a division of the Jane Goodall Institute. This program involves villagers in family planning education and distribution of contraceptives within their own communities. CBD agents are the leading providers of modern family planning services in rural Kigoma. In order to help secure future funds for this program, I gathered data and wrote a case study of the program. I conducted focus groups with CBD agents and supervisors to obtain qualitative data about program operations and agents impressions of the program.
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