18 Matching Projects

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.

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.

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.

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.