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Citizens making things happen: are citizens active and can they hold government to account?

Seven out of ten citizens (70%) report that they think that have no say in what Government does.Despite the apparently low levels of interaction with formal channels, 6 out of 10 citizens (58%) report that they observed joint or collective complaints to officials in their community in the last 12 months.

Have more laws, agencies and commitments against corruption made a difference? People’s perceptions of corruption in Tanzania

Citizens view corruption as very common or somewhat common in all Government service sectors, including the police (94% of citizens) and politics (91%). Sauti za Wananchi provides new findings on corruption in Tanzania.

What’s going on in our schools? Citizens reflect on the state of education

Only 1 out of 10 citizens think that most children who finish Standard 2 are able to read and do maths at Standard 2 level. Even worse, only 3 out of 10 (31%) think that these children should be able to perform at the right level. Sauti za Wananchi findings on education issues.

Managing natural resources: what do citizens say?

A large majority of citizens believe that gas findings will provide a brighter future for themselves, their children and their country. At the same time many are concerned that the Government and the rich will benefit the most. Twaweza releases new findings about the management of natural resources.

Do health facilities work for people?

Only 1 out of 20 (6%) people over the age of sixty years and 1 out of 5 (18%) children under five years receive free treatment and care at health facilities as stipulated in policy. Twaweza release new findings about health facilities.

What do people really think of the constitution?

Debate at the Constituent Assembly has been polarised but Tanzanians are united in emphatic support for articles that call for greater accountability from public officials and a more transparent system of governance.

Money flows, water trickles

Although five times more money has been invested in the water sector per person between 1999 / 2000 and 2011 / 2012 - there has been no increase in access to water over the same period. Sauti za Wananchi releases this and other recent findings on water in Tanzania.
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