Venture Strategies for Health & Development (VSHD) is a U.S. nonprofit based in Berkeley, California. Founded in 2000, VSHD aims to help stabilize population by securing women’s freedom to choose their family size. Our two main programs are Optio, which works globally to expand access to voluntary family planning, and the OASIS Initiative (Organizing to Advance Solutions in the Sahel), which is helping to accelerate a demographic transition in the Sahel.