29 Matching Projects

Freedom of Information Practice to Advance Issues, Advocacies, and Related Rights

Organization(s):
Right to Know Right Now! Coalition (R2KRN)
Country:
Philippines
Sector(s):
No sector focus

The Right to Know Right Now! Coalition trained Filipino CSOs on how to file and track access to information requests in order to support their ongoing efforts to lobby Congress to pass the Freedom of Information bill.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Check My School Cambodia

Organization(s):
Khmer Institute for National Development (KIND)
Country:
Cambodia
Sector(s):
Education

In partnership with ANSA-EAP, KIND is building on the experience of Check My School Philippines to launch an online participatory monitoring initiative to promote constructive engagement between civil society and government in the education sector.

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.

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.