Our Work

Maverick Collective members fund PSI projects on the cutting-edge of global health– launching social businesses, developing digital solutions for healthcare, and putting women and girls at the center of healthcare systems and programs. Projects are dedicated to achieving rapid innovation in global healthcare for women and girls for a more gender-equitable world.

4 projects  |  4 members

With over 50 years of insights, in more than 40 countries, PSI reimagines how to bring quality healthcare closer to those who need it most. PSI’s mission is to make it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire.

Building the capacity of the Social Enterprise Unit at PSI

2018 - 2021
| Health Systems Strengthening

Venture

Connecting with Sara: Harvesting Technological Innovation to Reimagine Healthcare

2019 - 2020
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

4 projects  |  4 members

With over 50 years of insights, in more than 40 countries, PSI reimagines how to bring quality healthcare closer to those who need it most. PSI’s mission is to make it easier for all people to lead healthier lives and plan the families they desire.

Building the capacity of the Social Enterprise Unit at PSI

2018 - 2021
| Health Systems Strengthening

Venture

Connecting with Sara: Harvesting Technological Innovation to Reimagine Healthcare

2019 - 2020
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

A Girl-Powered Approach to Integrating HIV and SRH in Eswatini

2021 - 2024
| HIV/AIDS | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

Increasing Healthcare Access for Ethnic Group Women & Girls in Lao PDR through Human-Centered Design

2021 - 2024
| Health Systems Strengthening

Venture

2 projects  |  7 members

Established in 2003, PSI Ethiopia leverages the power of insight marketing to design, deliver and scale interventions across the country’s private and public sectors. Our work spans HIV, adolescent sexual and reproductive healthcare, non-communicable diseases, and water, sanitation and hygiene to strengthen Ethiopia’s health markets and reach consumers with life-saving health services and products.

2 projects  |  4 members

Society for Family Health (SFH) Dominican Republic, a member of the PSI network, was established as a local nonprofit organization in 2014. Since its founding, SFH has implemented interventions across sexual and reproductive health, water, sanitation and hygiene, gender-based violence prevention, diabetes prevention, and more, all while building the capacity of civil society organizations.

Harnessing The Power of Primary Care For Mental Health Services in the Dominican Republic

2017 - 2020

Venture

Jovenes 3.0 Expansion in Central America

3 members

2021 - 2023
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

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2 projects  |  4 members

PSI has two operating entities in El Salvador, PSI El Salvador, a network member that implements programs across sexual and reproductive health, HIV prevention, and COVID-19 vaccine promotion, and PASMO, a registered social business and association for our community work. Through PASMO PSI delivers HIV prevention, reproductive health, Zika prevention and more.

Empowering Teen Mothers and Fathers in El Salvador to Live Healthy and Productive Lives

2015 - 2019
| Gender-Based Violence

Venture

Jovenes 3.0 Expansion in Central America

3 members

2021 - 2023
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Next

1 project  |  3 members

Guatemala is home to PSI’s Latin America regional office, which provides programmatic support to all PSI members and offices across Latin America and the Caribbean. PSI Guatemala also has its local programmatic team that implements country donor financed projects, and PASMO Guatemala--a social business unit commercializing several contraception methods.

Jovenes 3.0 Expansion in Central America

3 members

2021 - 2023
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Next

2 projects  |  4 members

Founded in 1998, PASMO Nicaragua began activities as part of a regional HIV prevention program. Their scope expanded to other health areas such as reproductive health, post-abortion care, and Zika prevention.

In 2019, PSI opened a separate entity, PSI Nicaragua, which operates alongside PASMO to address post-abortion care and long-acting reversible contraceptives.

Expanding Contraceptive Access and Choice For Teen Mothers in Nicaragua

2015 - 2021
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

Jovenes 3.0 Expansion in Central America

3 members

2021 - 2023
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Next

1 project  |  1 member

2 projects  |  2 members

PSI Mozambique launched in 1995. In partnership with the Government of Mozambique, international donors, and other private foundations, PSI Mozambique implements social marketing and behavior change campaigns aimed at delivering reproductive health, HIV/AIDS, malaria, WASH, and cervical cancer services.

1 project  |  1 member

Launched in 2002, PSI Nepal works alongside the Government of Nepal, the private sector and local and international organizations to deliver health solutions at scale. Currently, PSI Nepal’s portfolio includes sexual and reproductive health, maternal and newborn health and hygiene and sanitation programs.

3 projects  |  6 members

In 2014, PSI’s Kenyan operations transitioned to a locally registered, independent entity, Population Services Kenya (PSK). PSK is an independent member of PSI’s global network of locally governed organizations, making it well positioned to deliver local solutions driven by global best practices.

Expanding Contraceptive Options For Women in Kenya Through Community Health Workers

2017 - 2020
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

Supporting Young People in Kilifi County with Access to Contraception and Livelihoods

4 members

2020 - 2022
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Next

3 projects  |  3 members

PSI Uganda works with the Ministry of Health using a market development approach and targeted social behavior change to shape the health market and strengthen the public and private health sector.
Established in 2009, PSI's independent and local organization, the Programme for Accessible Health and Communication (PACE), complements the Government of Uganda to link people to care and influence policies.

Saving The Lives of Mothers and Newborns With Clean Delivery Kits in Uganda

2015 - 2018
| Health Systems Strengthening

Venture

Improving Health Outcomes at the Community Level by Strengthening the Ability of the Private Health Sector in Uganda

2019 - 2020
| Health Systems Strengthening

Venture

3 projects  |  3 members

PSI’s India Private Limited company (PSI IPL) is the recent evolution in PSI’s longstanding presence in India. PSI IPL is a fully owned subsidiary of PSI that provides products to consumers, and accelerates health system solutions to ensure individuals have better, more economical healthcare.

#AfterTheFlush - India Sanitation Fund

2019 - 2023
| Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)

Venture

Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Maternal and Child Health Care in India

2014 - 2017
| Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Venture

2 projects  |  2 members

Since its start in 2005, PSI Vietnam’s combined social behavior change and service delivery programs support people to lead healthier lives. Bridging innovation and insights, PSI Vietnam works alongside partners and consumers, to advance bringing the power of health choice into the palm of the consumer's hands.

Using Youth-Powered Design to Reduce Unintended Pregnancy Among Youth in Vietnam

2019 - 2022
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

2 projects  |  2 members

PSI Myanmar was founded in 1995 to focus on HIV prevention and quickly expanded. In 2001, malaria prevention products were added to its portfolio, which has now grown to include pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria treatment. PSI Myanmar runs various initiatives, including pilots for social health insurance delivery at PSI Myanmar’s Sun Quality Health clinics.

Direct Sales of Family Planning and Health Products, New Entrepeneurship Models

2018 - 2021
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

Empowering Communities to address GBV in Myanmar

2015 - 2017
| Gender-Based Violence

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

PSI South Africa began as a condom business in 2012 and quickly expanded to additional health areas. A social enterprise, PSI South Africa’s geographic reach includes Lesotho, Eswatini, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

PSI also operates through an affiliate, PSI South Africa Health Solutions, which co-creates a consumer-centered health ecosystem for quality primary healthcare.

Testing PrEP for Men for HIV/AIDS Prevention in South Africa

2018 - 2020
| HIV/AIDS

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

Intergenerational Approaches to Prevent and Treat Cervical Cancer in the Caribbean

2017 - 2021
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

PSI Côte d’Ivoire (PSI CI) is a fully incorporated branch office of PSI and is a regional hub for PSI’s network members in Francophone West Africa. In Côte d’Ivoire, PSI works with clients to develop and accelerate the health market so they have a diverse array of solutions for their needs.

Building A Brighter Future For Ivorian Girls

2017 - 2020
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

2 projects  |  2 members

Established in 1993, PSI Tanzania works in partnership with the Government of Tanzania in sexual and reproductive health, malaria , HIV and maternal and child health. Using PSI’s market development approach and social behavior change, PSI Tanzania works to support the government in addressing market failures in the public health space.

Using Human-Centered Design To Address Unintended Teen Pregnancy in Tanzania

2015 - 2016
| Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

Since 1996, PSI Zimbabwe has supported the Ministry of Health and Child Care to address the most serious health problems. With an initial focus on HIV prevention through the social marketing of condoms, PSI Zimbabwe’s programs have expanded to include critical products and services across the HIV continuum of care, as well as sexual and reproductive health.

1 project  |  1 member

Since 1995, PSI has worked in Haiti through its local marketing organization, Organisation Haïtienne de Marketing Social pour la Santé (OHMaSS), to bring care closer to the consumer. OHMaSS’s approaches range from free health product distribution to private sector support through the provision of essential health products and services.

Empowering Haiti's Most Vulnerable Girls to Live Healthy Lives Free From Violence

2016 - 2021
| Gender-Based Violence | Sexual & Reproductive Health

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

PSI no longer has active projects in Senegal.

Building a Scalable Model For Mobile Maternal Health Care in Rural Senegal

2015 - 2018
| Maternal, Newborn & Child Health

Venture

1 project  |  1 member

PSI's presence in Honduras is through the Pan American Social Marketing Organization (PASMO). Since 2000, PASMO has worked to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted infections and HIV/AIDS through social marketing. PASMO Honduras is also a leading organization in the implementation of sexual and reproductive health programs for vulnerable and at-risk girls and adolescents.

Chicas en Conexión – “Connecting Girls” - Delivering Sustainable Healthcare for Women and Girls in Honduras (Summit Charitable Foundation)

2015 - 2016
| Gender-Based Violence

Venture