Many reproductive health programs focus only on training women. We believe we need to empower men to be the instigators of change. Our training gives men the confidence to discuss these issues using traditional decision making processes that are already in place.
Wise Choices for Life began in response to one of the root causes of poverty in developing countries: excessively high fertility rates.
These in turn lead to maternal mortality rates that are extremely high, too many children for a family to care for, and an infrastructure that can’t keep up with the population growth. All these things make it really hard for a family, a community, let alone a country to get itself out of the poverty cycle.