Our
Journey

Established in September 2020, FEM is an early-stage organization with significant potential for growth. Since our founding, we have come a long way.

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This is a good thing and I think it should spread throughout Nigeria. it could also be included in school curriculums and inculcated in marriage counselling classes.

Listener, Kano State Nigeria 

Upcoming Plans

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Incubated by Charity Entrepreneurship with an award of $75K in grant

September 2020

We select Kano in northern Nigeria and

teams up with local implementation partner iDevPro-Africa

December 2020

We hosts 2 workshops with 40+ stakeholders in Kano, to understand local context

January 2021

FEM airs first radio program, reaching 2.2 million listeners

January 2021

FEM conducts rigorous  formative research with over 300 listeners

February - May 2021

FEM enters formal partnership with Kano Ministry of Health and Marie Stopes Nigeria

September 2021

FEM produces and launches its first Pilot campaign, reaching 5.6 million listeners in Kano

June - December 2021

FEM will develop a new evaluation technology for radio interventions through our Grand Challenges Canada partnership

January - March 2022

Produce and launch a statewide roll-out to be evaluated

January 2022 -

January 2023

Conduct proofs of concepts in three expansion regions in Nigeria

May - October 2022

Roll out in 1-2 states while conducting a randomized  evaluation

By 2027, we aim to operate in 10 Nigerian states and reach 30 million listeners yearly, averting a maternal death for every $2,600 in funding