40 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.

Textbook Count

Organization(s):
Government Watch (G-Watch)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Education

Textbook Count was a collaborative initiative of G-watch and the Philippine´s Department of Education to tackle corruption in textbook procurement by mobilizing citizens to monitor bidding, production, delivery, and distribution of textbooks to all the schools in the country.

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.

Guarding the Integrity of the Conditional Cash Transfer Program

Organization(s):
Concerned Citizens of Abra for Good Government (CCAGG)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Other

CCAGG aims to work closely with the government and engage citizens to ensure transparency and accountability in the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4P).

Health Check: Monitoring Primary Health Care Services in Rural Tanzania

Organization(s):
Daraja Development Limited
Country:
Tanzania
Sector(s):
Health

Daraja sought to improve the performance of primary health care facilities by gathering citizen perceptions of services and promoting dialogue between health service providers and community members to produce joint solutions to service delivery challenges.

Medicine Monitoring Project (MMP)

Organization(s):
National Citizen’s Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
Health

NAMFREL mobilized its nationwide network of volunteers to monitor health service procurement and delivery with the goal of improving access to medicines and service delivery.

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.

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.

People’s Access to Public Information (PAPI) Project

Organization(s):
Advocacy and Policy Institute (API)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
No sector focus

API implemented a series of local and national awareness-raising and advocacy activities to build understanding, capacity, and demand for access to information (A2I) legislation in Cambodia.

Feedback for Improving the Quality of Education

Organization(s):
Khmer Institute for National Development (KIND) , Affiliated Network for Social Accountability – East Asia and Pacific (ANSA-EAP)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education

KIND and ANSA-EAP sought to improve the availability and quality of secondary school textbooks through tracking their distribution and delivery, surveying students, and facilitating collaboration between communities and public officials to address problems.

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.

Sustaining Community and Media Participation in Promoting Freedom of Expression

Organization(s):
Cambodian Center for Independent Media (CCIM)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
No sector focus

CCIM aimed to promote active citizen participation in media broadcasting and citizen awareness of freedom of expression by providing practical training on news reporting and human rights to sixty citizen journalists in northeast Cambodia.

The Political Budget Course (KURPOLA): From Outstanding Initiatives into Action

Organization(s):
Perkumpulan Inisiatif (PI)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Education

PI implemented a political budget “course” to increase citizen awareness of and engagement in the public budget process, including the use of a Citizen Report Card and Social Audit to increase citizen participation in the planning and implementation of a major social program.

Budget Information Openness Index

Organization(s):
Indonesia Forum for Budget Transparency (SekNas FITRA)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
Health, Education, Other

SekNas FITRA designed a local government budget transparency index, and worked to build civil society capacity to analyze budgets and advocate for changes.

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.

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.

Strengthening Integrity Pacts in Targeted Regions

Organization(s):
Transparency International Indonesia (TII)
Country:
Indonesia
Sector(s):
No sector focus

TII worked with local partners and communities to establish “integrity pacts” between local mayors, business leaders, and civil society representatives to reduce corruption in public procurement, and enhance local participation and independent monitoring.