30 Matching Projects

Citizen Voice and Action for Government Accountability and Improved Service

Organization(s):
Wahana Visi Indonesia
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Health

Wahana Visi Indonesia is using community education and service monitoring, and joint community-government action to address policy and implementation gaps in Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (MNCH) service delivery at both the local and national level.

Social Accountability Knowledge, Skills, Action and Networking (SAKSAN)

Organization(s):
Concern Universal Mozambique
Country:
Mozambique
Sector(s):
Health

Concern Universal Mozambique aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to use social accountability tools to measure the performance of health service providers and to engage with them in collaborative dialogue to improve service provision.

Enhancing Accountability and Performance of Social Service Contracts in Uganda

Organization(s):
Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC)
Country:
Uganda
Sector(s):
Agriculture, Health, Education

AFIC is working with government agencies to improve and support the use of tools for monitoring public procurement in health and education, and creating coalitions among key stakeholders to monitor a particular agriculture program.

Making the Budget Work for Ghana

Organization(s):
SEND Ghana
Country:
Ghana
Sector(s):
Health, Education

SEND is working with the government and local civil society organizations to strengthen budget monitoring and responsiveness and to improve access to and quality of priority health and education programs.

Check My School Philippines

Organization(s):
Affiliated Network for Social Accountability – East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Education

Check My School Philippines aims to improve the provision of services in public schools across the Philippines by collecting official data, validating it through community engagement, and facilitating the identification and resolution of problems.

Applied Social Accountability at the Community Level (ASA-CL)

Organization(s):
Responsible Citizens and Empowered Communities in Solidarity for Social Change (RECITE)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Health, No sector focus

As part of a national government human development and social assistance program, RECITE developed social accountability training modules and trained parent leaders as community facilitators in order to increase citizen awareness and participation in the delivery of more efficient and effective public services.

Improving Health Service Delivery through Citizen Engagement in Uganda

Organization(s):
Uganda National Health Users/Consumers Organisation (UNHCO) , Coalition for Health Promotion and Social Development (HEPS-Uganda)
Country:
Uganda
Sector(s):
Health

UNHCO and HEPS-Uganda conducted a series of social accountability projects to monitor the provision of health services, assess citizen satisfaction, and improve service provision.

Promoting Social Accountability in Education

Organization(s):
Oxfam GB, Oxfam Novib
Country:
Vietnam
Sector(s):
Education

The project aimed to improve the quality of basic education by empowering children, especially girls and ethnic minorities, to become agents of change in their schools. It also trained teachers and school managers on school governance practices, and engaged other relevant local actors in order to foster participation.

The Role of Government in Developing Madrasah in Indonesia

Organization(s):
Bandung Institute of Governance Studies (BIGS)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Education

BIGS sought to improve education services through an assessment of the accountability, effectiveness, and efficiency of school operational funding for Islamic lower-secondary schools.

Monitoring the Department of Education’s Health-Related Budget for Public Schools

Organization(s):
Ateneo School of Government (ASoG)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Health, Education, Water, sanitation, and hygiene, Food and Nutrition

The Ateneo School of Government tracked the Department of Education’s funding of school health and nutrition programs and water and sanitation services, and assessed beneficiary perceptions of the impact of these services.

Local Access to Clean Water and Infrastructure

Organization(s):
Perkumpulan Inisiatif (PI)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Water, sanitation, and hygiene, Housing, Infrastructure

PI worked with local partners to track funds allocated to provide clean water and water infrastructure, assess citizen perceptions of services, and facilitate community-service provider collaboration to improve the availability and accessibility of clean water services in Indonesia.

Making Community Voices Heard in Education under the Socialization Process in Vietnam

Organization(s):
The Australian Foundation for the Peoples of Asia and the Pacific (AFAP) in Vietnam
Country:
Vietnam
Sector(s):
Education

AFAP Vietnam sought to improve the quality of education services by conducting a review of a government-supported program in education, collecting people’s feedback on education services, and assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of school construction projects.

Collective Voice against Corruption

Organization(s):
Coalition for Integrity and Social Accountability (CISA)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
No sector focus

CISA held village-level community forums to raise citizen awareness of the importance of transparency and accountability, and to provide them an opportunity to address questions regarding government services to providers and local government officials.

Tracking Sin Tax Revenues for Universal Health Coverage

Organization(s):
Action for Economic Reform (AER)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Health

AER worked closely with government officials to study the allocation of excise taxes on tobacco and alcohol to universal healthcare coverage.

Capacity Strengthening for Child Sensitive SEDP Planning and M&E

Organization(s):
UNICEF Vietnam
Country:
Vietnam
Sector(s):
No sector focus

UNICEF Vietnam worked with government partners to promote social accountability approaches to ensure national planning processes and policies improve child rights and well-being in Vietnam.

Building Capacity of School Support Committees

Organization(s):
NGO Education Parntership (NEP)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education, Water, sanitation, and hygiene

To improve the quality of primary education in Cambodia, NEP tracked spending allocated for the school learning environment, assessed student feedback on the quality of the environment, and worked with communities and officials to develop minimum learning environment standards.

Promoting the Effectiveness of Public Expenditure in Local Education (PEOPLE)

Organization(s):
Advocacy and Policy Institute (API)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education

The PEOPLE project aims to improve early childhood education in Cambodia by tracking public spending, collecting information on service quality, and working with communities and service education officials to reform the system.

Better Public Health Services through Social Accountability Project

Organization(s):
Cambodian Civil Society Partnership (CCSP)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Health

CCSP worked with local NGOs and community research teams to gather citizen feedback on the quality of commune-level health services in order to enhance citizen participation in the improvement of health service delivery.

Voice of Children and Community for Rights to Health (SAHABAT)

Organization(s):
Wahana Visi Indonesia
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Health, Education, Food and Nutrition

Wahana Visi used a comprehensive set of social accountability approaches to push for citizen engagement and policy change to improve maternal, newborn, and child health and nutrition.

Mystery Shopper

Organization(s):
Bandung Institute of Governance Studies (BIGS)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Other

BIGS had typical citizens secretly record their experiences with frontline service providers in an effort to document quality and reduce corruption in basic services.

Participatory Gender Audit of Jampersal (Childbirth Insurance)

Organization(s):
Aksara
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Health, Other

Aksara worked with local health care volunteers and community members to monitor the implementation of a free maternal health care delivery services scheme, and empower women to access and provide feedback on services vital to their sexual and reproductive rights.