AT A GLANCE...

+7 MILLION

have used our products

+60 COUNTRIES

offer our solutions in their

health programs

+7.5 MILLION

unintended pregnancies prevented

+2 MILLION

pregnancies successfully planned​

Check out these powerful "Stories of Most Significant Change" and learn more about how we address the unmet family planning needs are helping improve the lives of women, their families, and their communities.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is a country with 67 million people, but only 17.3% of women ages 15-49 are using contraception. This report looks at the introduction of the Standard Days Method using CycleBeads, the simple fertility tool that Cycle Technologies makes. This country brief was written by our research partner, the Institute for Reproductive Health and outlines all of the steps that were taken, the challenges that were faced, and the impact that this family planning tool has had in the DRC. Today, 15.4% of all family planning users in the Democratic Republic of Congo are using the Standard Days Method with CycleBeads. See Country Brief: "Scale-Up of Standard Days Method® in Congo"

In Rwanda, a country that is recovering from a tragic genocide, the government has committed itself to offering health services and family planning as an important component of its revitalization. This report looks at the introduction of the Standard Days Method using CycleBeads, the simple fertility tool made by Cycle Technologies. This country brief was written by our research partner, the Institute for Reproductive Health and outlines all of the steps that were taken, the challenges that were faced, and the impact that this family planning tool has had in Rwanda. Today the Standard Days Method using CycleBeads is available throughout Rwanda and 7.4% of all family planning users, use CycleBeads. See Country Brief: "Scale-Up of Standard Days Method® in Rwanda"

Jharkhand India is a region of India with 33 million people and a contraceptive prevalence rate of 35.7% (vs. 56% in all of India). This report looks at the introduction of the Standard Days Method using CycleBeads, the simple fertility tool made by Cycle Technologies. This country brief was written by our research partner, the Institute for Reproductive Health and outlines all of the steps that were taken, the challenges that were faced, and the impact that this family planning tool has had in this region of India.  Today this simple family planning option is offered by a range of community-level workers as well as traditional healthcare providers; 30% of all new family planning users in Jharkhand choose CycleBeads as their contraception of choice. See Country Brief: "Scale-Up of Standard Days Method® in India"

Guatemala is a country with 54% contraceptive prevalence and a government that supports family planning programs. However, there are a variety of factors, including politics, cultural diversity, and religion, which influence access to and use of family planning in the country. This report looks at the introduction of the Standard Days Method using CycleBeads, the simple fertility tool made by Cycle Technologies. This country brief was written by our research partner, the Institute for Reproductive Health and outlines all of the steps that were taken, the challenges that were faced, and the impact that this family planning tool has had in Guatemala. Today CycleBeads is integrated into over 300 health “delivery points” and used by about 2.3% of all family planning users in the country. See Country Brief: "Scale-Up of Standard Days Method® in Guatemala"

CycleBeads® and Standard Days Method® are trademarks of Georgetown University. CycleBeads and CycleBeads are patented products based on the scientifically proven Standard Days Method of family planning, manufactured and distributed by Cycle Technologies under license. Models used for illustrative purposes. © Cycle Technologies, 2002-2019.