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Twaweza partner, TRAC FM, featured on

Twaweza Uganda partner, TRAC FM, has featured on - TRAC FM Radio Station Stirs Debate in Uganda Using Data:

"Margaret Caroline Adong, 33, doesn’t own a smartphone or have access to the Internet where she lives in the Serere district in rural Uganda but she does participate in every TRAC FM poll that she hears over the radio or receives a text about. This SMS-based polling platform facilitates citizen engagement with interactive radio programs in Uganda through data collection and a radio broadcast of the mapped poll results."

"Adong says she likes the polls because of their educational value and that “it makes the brain busy a bit.” She adds, “You never know if it will help those who are listening and most especially the youth.”"

The full article is available here.

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Open Development Consultant for Twaweza. Also a blogger (in a personal capacity) at, co-coordinator of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) Open Development Working Group, co-editor of Tanzanian Affairs (the journal of the Britain Tanzania S

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