Twaweza.org

Welcome to Twaweza

Twaweza means “we can make it happen” in Swahili. It is a ten year citizen-centered initiative, focusing on large-scale change in East Africa. Twaweza believes that lasting change requires bottom-up action. We seek to foster conditions and expand opportunities through which millions of people can get information and make change happen in their own communities directly and by holding government to account. Read more.

Monitoring Brief: Who’s watching, listening and reading in Uganda?

This monitoring brief gives a picture of TV viewership, Internet usage, radio listenership and newspaper readership among young people in Uganda. Read more...

Monitoring Brief: Monitoring Tazama and XYZ TV shows in Kenya

This monitoring brief provides a picture on how successful Tazama and XYZ TV shows have been in reaching ordinary Kenyans and the role they have played in informing their viewers. Read more...

Monitoring Brief: Are Ugandan parents involved in education matters?

This Monitoring Brief presents a summary of the findings of a survey in Uganda, looking at the involvement of parents in their children's education. Read more...

Are teachers teaching? And do they understand their subjects?

Are teachers in East Africa's primary schools actually teaching? And do they understand their subject matter? Revealing new charts using data from a World Bank survey examine these questions. Read more...

Tanzania follow-up survey: Call for tenders

Twaweza invites tenders regarding Tanzania follow-up survey. involving 2500 households in 250 enumerations areas. Read more...

Latest publications

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  • Are teachers in East Africa's primary schools actually teaching? And do they understand their subject matter? Revealing new charts using data from a World Bank survey examine these questions. Read more...


  • Competition to win laptops (for you and a school of your choice) for submitting the best views on how governments and citizens can improve the quality of health, water and education delivery. Closes 1 November 2013. Up to 20 laptops to be won every q... Read more...


  • The Kenya Budget Visualisation Dashboard from Uwazi is now up. The site allows citizens to view how public funds were spent by financial year from 2002 to 2011, and within each county of the country. Read more...