TWAWEZA IN NUMBERS

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RESOURCE LIBRARY

This is a large repository of publications, research papers, policy documents, reports, and a host of other useful information – authored by both internal and external contributors.

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Urban Casual Workers Infographic

Casual workers in urban areas are hardest hit by the economic impact of the Coronavirus

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Living with Coronavirus

Kenyan citizens’ opinions and experiences on the economic effects of COVID-19

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Casual workers in urban areas are hardest hit by the economic impact of the Coronavirus

1 out of 3 have lost their source of income, and 8 out of 10 have less than a week of food at home

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Feeding the nation

Do households engage in some form of agriculture? Is this their main source of income or a secondary source? Do they own land? And have they experienced any recent land disputes?

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Living with Coronavirus

Households which depend on casual work, generally concentrated in urban areas especially big cities, are by far the hardest hit by crises of food and income caused by the Coronavirus.

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Coping with Coronavirus

Most citizens (85%) report that their household has faced lost income or other financial constraints due to the Coronavirus. Citizens have also been affected by increased food prices (28%) and reduced interaction with friends (23%).

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Eight out of ten (85%) Kenyan households have lost income or are facing financial constraints due to Covid-19

And seven out of ten (68%) say they are eating less during the past month

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47% of Ugandan households depend on agriculture to survive

In urban areas, people depend equally on crop farming and casual labour for their income

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Livelihoods Under Corona: livelihoods and agriculture

In rural households, growing and selling crops is the main source of income for almost half of households. At the same time 1 out of 5 (22%) depend on casual labour for income, similar to urban areas.

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Livelihoods Under Corona: livelihoods and inequality

COVID-19 takes its toll on Ugandan’s pockets: households are spending 30% less compared to January.

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Coping with Coronavirus questionnaire

Sauti za Wananchi Kenya, special panel, Round 1 – questionnaire

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COVID-19 takes its toll on Ugandan’s pockets: households are spending 30% less compared to January

On average, Ugandans report that their households spend UGX 10,800 per day, down from UGX 14,100 in January of this year. The drop has been sharper in rural areas than urban

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Annual Report 2019

Highlights from our work in 2019 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Demokrasia Yetu: Kazi za Vyama vya Siasa

Je vyama vya siasa vina kazi gani? Msikie Mhe Zitto Kabwe na Mhe John Shibuda wakizungumzia kazi ya vyama vya siasa nchini

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Je, Vyama vya Siasa Tanzania Vina Kazi Gani?

Wasikie Mhe Zitto Kabwe na Mhe John Shibuda wakizungumzia kazi ya vyama vya siasa nchini

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Critical review of Twaweza

The overall feedback on Twaweza is positive. The organization is considered to be one of the most reliable and powerful CSOs in the country.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2019: Are Our Children Learning?

Uwezo’s seventh annual learning assessment which tested skills among thousands of children on Mainland Tanzania

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Uwezo Tanzania 2019: Kiswahili literacy is improving steadily according to the latest Uwezo data

But inequalities continue to be a major challenge, affecting learning outcomes

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Active and Engaged

Fewer than half of citizens say they have attended a public meeting in the last year

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Learning outcomes in literacy and numeracy have remained low, with little, if any, signs of improvement

A new Uwezo report reveals a decline in literacy and numeracy levels of Primary 3 to Primary 6 pupils.

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Mchango wa Asasi za Kiraia katika Uchumi wa Tanzania

Je, ni upi mchango wa asasi za kiraia katika uchumi wa Tanzania? Mtazame Aidani Eyakuze, Mkurugenzi wa Twaweza akieleza wakati wa Wiki ya Azaki 2019

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Three out of four Ugandans see village representatives as the best way to influence government

Despite seeing local government as a conduit for raising their views, 2 out of 5 citizens (44%) report that they attended a public meeting in the past year.

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Between paper and practice

Civil servants themselves indicate that, while citizens can engage in processes to make their needs known, priority is given to proposals from public officials themselves.

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Leaving no one behind data

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 11, 2019 – data

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Leaving no one behind datamap

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 11, 2019 – datamap

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Leaving no one behind questionnaire

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 11, 2019 – questionnaire

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Leaving no one behind

4 out of 10 Ugandans (40%) say their access to clean and safe water has improved over the last 12 months, the same portion as say their access has stayed the same (39%) and twice the number that say their access has gotten worse (20%).

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Majority of households in Uganda access water from an improved source

But there are significant disparities, particularly in terms of access to piped water, between urban and rural areas, and poorer and wealthier households

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Uwezo Uganda 2019: Are Our Children Learning- Refugee Contexts?

A specially adapted Uwezo learning assessment for refugee settlements

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Uwezo Uganda 2019: Are Our Children Learning?

Periodic, independent evaluations of performance can contribute to the accountability of educational systems

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Uwezo Uganda 2019: Are our children learning beyond the basic skills?

A specially adapted Uwezo learning assessment to assess beyond basic skills

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Wanawake wakieleza wanavyoteswa na Teleza, Kigoma

Wanawake mkoani Kigoma wameendelea kunyanyasika kwa kubakwa na watu wajulikanao kama Teleza

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Zitto Kabwe Kuhusu Uwazi na Uwajibikaji

Kubanwa kwa uwazi sasa hivi, kubanwa kwa taasisi za kiuwajibikaji sasa hivi kufanya kazi zao….kutatupa miaka kadhaa ya kutokushughulikia matatizo ambayo yatakuwa yameibuliwa sasa hivi

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Health Check datamap

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 7, 2018 – datamap

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Health Check data

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 7, 2018 – data

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Health Check questionnaire

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 7, 2018 – questionnaire

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Health Check

Three out of ten Ugandans have experienced an accident or injury in the past six months, either personally (4%) or through a friend (12%) or household member (16%).

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Three out of four injuries or accidents in Uganda happen on the road

Half of all injuries or accidents are related to boda-bodas

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Uwezo East Africa: data on learning

Hundreds and thousands of data points from six years of the Uwezo Annual Learning Assessment. The data are free for researchers and others stakeholders to download on a not-for-profit basis.

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Under less pressure?

Poor and less well educated households are much more likely to engage in livestock farming while wealthier and better educated households are more likely to be formally employed.

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1 out of 4 Kenyans depend on casual employment

They are most likely to suffer from food stress and insufficient incomes

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The Big Four Agenda

Despite some positive indications in citizens’ views about corruption management, 8 out of 10 Kenyans (77%) cite corruption as the main reason why the government’s agenda may not succeed.

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9 out of 10 Kenyans are dissatisfied with the country’s economic management

And 8 out of 10 say corruption might hinder success of the government’s Big Four Agenda

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8 out of 10 citizens (79%) say mobile money services are too expensive

6 out of 10 citizens who are aware of the new tax on these services have reduced their transactions as a result

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Uwezo Tanzania 2019: Muhtasari – Je, watoto wetu wanajifunza?

Asilimia ya watoto wa darasa la 3 ambao waliweza kusoma hadithi fupi ya Kiswahili imeongezeka mara mbili zaidi kati ya mwaka 2011 na 2017

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Annual Report 2018: Highlights

Highlights from our work in 2018 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Annual Report 2018

Highlights from our work in 2018 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Civic Space in Uganda

Civic space is closing around the world – Twaweza attempts to capture the trends in the countries in which we work

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Tazama wanawake wakieleza wanavyoteswa na #Teleza

Wanawake mkoani Kigoma wameendelea kunyanyasika kwa kubakwa na watu wajulikanao kama #Teleza.

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Grading the nation datamap

Sauti za Wananchi Kenya, round 23, 2018 – datamap

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Grading the nation data

Sauti za Wananchi Kenya, round 23, 2018 – data

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Grading the nation questionnaire

Sauti za Wananchi Kenya, round 23, 2018 – questionnaire

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Grading the nation

Seven out of ten Kenyans (71%) say they are not satisfied overall with the direction in which the country is heading; half of these blame economic issues for this view.

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Banking, mobile money and taxes data

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 8, 2018 – data

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Banking, mobile money and taxes questionnaire

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 8, 2018 – questionnaire

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Banking, mobile money and taxes

A majority of citizens (79%) say that they think mobile money services are too expensive. This is compared to 3 out of 10 (32%) who said the same one year before.

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The challenges of public agency in public primary schooling

The initiative was born to bring together local level stakeholders (pupils, parents, teachers and leaders) to collectively find solutions to challenges facing the education sector in their communities using existing spaces and platforms (village barazas, parent meetings, school government).

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4 out of 5 Ugandan households say their household income does not cover their daily expenses

Half of Uganda’s households have members that have dropped out of school for financial reasons

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More food, less money data

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 8, 2018 – data

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More food, less money questionnaire

Sauti za Wananchi Uganda, round 8, 2018 – questionnaire

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More food, less money

This brief reports that if given a cash injection of UGX 350,000 from the government, on average Ugandans are likely to spend close to half of it (44%) on starting or growing a business, 18% on agriculture and 13% on school fees.

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Infusing Data into Jumuiya Discussions

One out of three Jumuiya leaders (33%) report having taken action based on the recommendations in the guides.

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NJOO TUONGEE Usalama na ACP Barnabas Mwakalukwa

Watu wako salama? Njoo tuongee na msemaji wa Jeshi la Polisi

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NJOO TUONGEE Mazingira na Muungano na Mh January Makamba

Je, kuna changamoto gani katika maswala ya mazingira na muungano? Njoo tuongee.

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NJOO TUONGEE Changamoto za Upatikanaji wa Maji na Prof Kitila Mkumbo

Je, upatikanaji wa maji mtaani kwako bado ni changamoto? Njoo tuongee na Prof Kitila Mkumbo kupata majibu

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NJOO TUONGEE Usimamizi wa Serikali za Mitaa na Mh. Selemani Jaffo

Je, unaelewa majukumu ya TAMISEMI? Njoo tuongee na Mh. Selemani Jaffo kufahamu zaidi.

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NJOO TUONGEE Uwajibikaji wa Serikali za Mitaa na Ludovick Utouh

Je, tuongee uwajibikaji serikali za mitaa chini ya TAMISEMI.

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2 out of 3 Kenyans say cost of living is the biggest problem for their households

2 out of 3 Kenyans say cost of living is the biggest problem for their households

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NJOO TUONGEE Haki ya kupata habari na Dr Harrison Mwakyembe

Je, unafahamu kwamba kupata habari ni haki yako? Njoo tuongee na Waziri Harrison Mwakyembe akijibu maswali ya wananchi

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Mapambano dhidi ya Rushwa vs Uwazi

Mapambano dhidi ya rushwa na kufanya mambo kwa siri vinaendana?

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Annual Plan 2019

Looking forward to the year ahead – Twaweza’s plans for 2019.

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Twaweza Strategy 2019-2022

After a breathless four years of implementing our 2015-2018 strategy, it is that time again. Twaweza is proud and pleased to present our strategy for 2019 to 2022

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Sowing the seeds of change

Twaweza East Africa piloted an approach to catalyze public agency at the sub-national level in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, with the education sector as an entry point, and the issue of teacher and pupil absenteeism as the problem in focus

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Tanzanian’s views on Twaweza

One out of four Tanzanians (27%) have heard of Twaweza, and most of them understand what Twaweza does.

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2018

Twaweza’s financial statements are subjected to independent audit each year. Once approved by the Board, these are disclosed to the public.

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Governance and Management

This manual has been prepared to ensure transparent and accountable governance and management of Twaweza.

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Finance and Administration Manual

These regulations contain the basic principles, policies and regulations that are to guide Twaweza East Africa’s financial and administration operations

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Human Resource (HR) Manual

This manual has been prepared to enable the application of fair, consistent and equitable terms and conditions for all employees

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Program Policies

The Program Policies will form the basis from which operational standards are developed and updated.

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Aisha akielezea maisha na matarajio yake kitakwimu

Aisha ni mwanamke mtanzania, msikilize akieleza maisha yake

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Annual Report 2017

Highlights from our work in 2017 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Sauti za Wanachi Uganda: How does It work?

A simplified view of the methodology for our pioneering Sauti za Wananchi mobile phone survey.

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Je, Jukumu la mzazi ni lipi kwa elimu ya mtoto?

Je, wazazi wanaonaje swala zima la kuchangia michango shuleni?

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Demokrasia Yetu: Funguka – Rushwa na Uwazi

Mapambano dhidi ya rushwa na kufanya mambo kwa siri vinaendana?

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Learning Note 13: A Twist on Performance Theory

To understand better the mechanisms of how an individual-performance based initiative KiuFunza interacted with the school’s collective, we conducted in-depth qualitative research in the 10 schools participating in KiuFunza in the Mbozi district in Tanzania.

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Teacher Incentives in Public Schools: Do they improve learning in Tanzania?

The performance pay learning impact was studied in a nationally representative sample of 180 schools (60 schools randomly selected into each of the two incentive pay programs, and 60 control schools). The evaluation finds that both types of teacher performance pay systems improved student test scores.

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Annual Plan 2018

Looking forward to the year ahead – Twaweza’s plans for 2018.

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Are we safer?

Kenyans are slightly more optimistic about the security situation compared to last year. Four out of ten (42%) say the security situation in their area has improved over the past three months, compared to 38% who said the same in 2016.

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Management Letter 2018

The audit was done according to the international standards on auditing

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Spotlight on Sustainable Development | 2017 report

The 2017 edition focuses on privatization, partnerships, corporate capture and their impact on sustainability and inequality.

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Twaweza Efficiency Audit Report 2017

An audit of our policies and systems

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2017

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2017

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Learning Outcomes: the measure of progress for Uganda’s education

Schooling, whether we like it or not, is not just about academic performance but it has an impact on the child’s social and emotional well-being and health and other aspects of his/her development

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We the people: Ugandans’ views on governance, information and citizen engagement

One out of ten Ugandans owns a smart phone and is a member of at least one social network, mostly Facebook. This is one of three briefs produced to mark the launch of Sauti za Wananchi in Uganda.

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We the people: Ugandan citizens’ livelihoods

Ugandans live in households with an average of five members; half of these households have earthen floors. This is one of three briefs produced to mark the launch of Sauti za Wananchi in Uganda.

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We the people: Ugandans’ experiences of public service delivery

The majority of Ugandans name health as one of the three most pressing challenges for the country (59%) and their own household (55%). This is one of three briefs produced to mark the launch of Sauti za Wananchi in Uganda.

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Striking an unhealthy note

Far fewer Kenyan citizens are using government health facilities in 2017 (47%) compared to 2016 (74%). Citizens using private or NGO facilities rose at the same time from 16% in 2016 to 34% in 2017.

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Unfinished business?

A full 2 out of 3 Tanzanians (67%) think that it is important for the country to get a new constitution.

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The untouchables?

Almost 9 out of 10 citizens (85%) think that the level of corruption has declined compared to five years ago. In contrast, in 2014, 8 out of 10 (78%) said that there was more corruption than 10 years ago.

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Is government closer to the people?

When it comes to both national and county governments, only 1 in 10 citizens think their opinions are considered in decision making to a large extent.

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Feedback on curriculum analysis in Tanzania

As part of our Basic Education portfolio, Twaweza is undertaking a rigorous process of curriculum analysis in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.

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Safety first?

One out of two citizens (53%) say the security situation in their neighbourhood has improved over the past year, 37% say it has stayed the same while 10% think it has gotten worse.

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The end of the beginning?

Over the past two years, however, citizens’ priorities have shifted substantially. In 2015, 34% of citizens cited poverty or economic challenges as one of their top three priority areas for the country compared to 60% mentioning this in 2017.

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Constitution, Devolution and Inclusion

Overall four out of ten citizens in Kenya think democracy in the country is being practiced to a small extent (40%) or not at all (4%), while a similar number (43%) do not know what democracy means.

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Infusing radio discussions with data | A Twaweza reflection

Twaweza and CSSC co-produced 600,000 discussions guides for distribution among Jumuiya prayer groups and partnered with five popular Christian radio stations to support the printed information and encourage discussion. This brief provides reflections and insights from the work.

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A missed opportunity: The (un)availability of information on government websites

This brief looks at the availability of key information and functions on a selection of key government websites.

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Kenyans’ views on teachers

Only about 14% and 16% parents want their male and female children respectively to join the teaching profession mostly due to perceptions of low pay for teachers and the frequent strikes.

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Sub-national conversation and views on education in Kenya

Twaweza commissioned a qualitative study to explore the state of debate and communication about education in general, and learning outcomes in particular, among district-level decision makers in ten selected districts in Kenya.

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Are parents in Kenya engaged in schools?

Only 3 out of 10 Kenyans with children in primary school are interested in following up on whether teachers are present or absent in school, even though 3 in 10 Kenyans think teachers and head teachers do not come to school as expected.

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Teacher incentive program helps over 48,000 students to improve in Kiswahili and Mathematics

Twaweza is rewarding 788 Standard I, II, and III subject teachers and 135 head teachers for 2016 test performance. The value of the total bonus fund is TZS 251,827,040.

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Kenya’s Education Sector: How Basic?

Three out of four citizens think students leaving primary school do not have the skills they need for life. A substantial nine out of ten citizens admit not knowing how much funding is available to schools for free primary education

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Incentives can help put the creativity back into teaching

When properly motivated teachers can use their creativity to help children learn, even in the most difficult of circumstances. This was one of the observations during a policy discussion held around KiuFunza in Dodoma.

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Citizens and access to information in Uganda

The majority of Ugandans would not be able to find basic government information today: over 85% could not find information on education, agriculture or local budgets.

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Annual Report 2016

Highlights from our work in 2016 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Do the numbers add up? Use of the open data portal in Tanzania

This brief examines potential users’ of the portal interactions with it and their use of data in their work more broadly.

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Opinion polls in Kenya: Are people listening?

Prior to the launch of Sauti za Wananchiin Kenya, Twaweza carried out a study to examine the Kenyan polling market, and to establish the potential of Sauti za Wananchi as a platform for regular citizen feedback on critical emerging issues in Kenya.

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Appetite for accountability in Tanzania: Translating election-time signals into accountability values

We partnered with MIT’s GOV/LABto run an innovative experiment using the conjoint design to dig into questions such as how ordinary Tanzanian citizens see politics and government.

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Hunger pangs

At least half of Tanzania’s households report that they worried about running out of food (69%); there was not enough food to feed all household members (51%), or a household member skipped a meal because they could not get food (50%).

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Going without?

On average, Kenya citizens estimate their daily needs at KES 99 per person yet 8 out of 10 citizens (81%) feel their income is insufficient to meet their household’s needs.

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Clean and Safe?

A total of 7 out of 10 citizens (69%) remember that their MP promised the community a water project during the last election campaigns. However, 3 out of 4 (75%) say that none of these commitments have been implemented.

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Half empty or half full?

One in four rural households (26%) spend at least one hour collecting water compared to one in ten citizens (12%) in urban areas.

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Insights on public agency in education

In 2016 we developed an experiment in public agency around a salient issue in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda – supporting, challenging and facilitating our district implementing partners, and making use of data, insights, and information in new, locally-relevant ways.

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Where the rubber hits the road: sub-national conversations and views on education.

In an effort to better understand the “production of education” in districts and schools, Twaweza commissioned a qualitative study to explore the state of debate and communication about education in general,and learning outcomes in particular,among district-level decision makers in ten selected districts in mainland Tanzania.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2017: Are Our Children Learning?

Among children aged 9 to 13, many are unable to complete Standard 2 work and the differences between districts are huge. In Iringa Urban, the best performing district, 74% of children aged 9 to 13 are able to pass basic literacy tests in English and Kiswahili and basic numeracy tests, while the corresponding figure in Sikonge is 15%.

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Annual Plan 2017

Looking forward to the year ahead – Twaweza’s plans for 2017.

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Primary teachers earn over 200 million shillings in performance-based bonuses

In April 2017 something unique happened in Tanzania’s education sector. Early grade primary school teachers taking part in a Twaweza program called KiuFunza received a bonus depending on how well their students performed on Kiswahili reading and math tests at the end of 2016.

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KiuFunza II: teacher performance pay improves early-grade learning outcomes

After a two year trial, Twaweza, in collaboration with COSTECH and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), has shown that cash on delivery (or performance pay) for teachers can significantly improve learning outcomes.

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Twaweza Immersion 2017

Every year the whole of Twaweza closes up shop and the entire organization spends time immersed in communities in one of our three countries of operation. In 2016 we tried something different for our annual immersion

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Listening to critical friends

Every year, we conduct an internal review of our progress and accomplishments against annual goals. In 2016, we also wished to include feedback from selected informed individuals outside Twaweza (critical friends) on their view of our progress and direction, and reflection on our successes and areas for improvement.

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Enriching public and policy discourse in Kenya, one poll at a time

Sauti za Wananchi is recognised as a reliable vehicle for gathering public opinion on governance issues, and as having the potential to boost the inclusion of public voices in policy making. Several policy actors have shown interest in using it to gain insight into citizen views.

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Twaweza in the News 2016

In this brief we present mostly quantitative summaries of how our own communication products feature in the media.

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2016

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2016

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Money Matters

One out of five citizens (22%) have an individual or joint bank account, up from 19% in 2014. Access to bank accounts varies significantly between different groups.

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Money matters

Eight out of ten Kenyans (84%) are financially included in that they have a bank or mobile money account, an insurance product, or a loan from a formal institution.

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Uwezo goes to schools

The idea is to test slightly higher level skills at schools to test the capabilities of the Uwezo data collection infrastructure and to understand teachers’ expectations of their students’ performance and share actual results with them.

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Reality Check

Following the introduction of fee free education up to secondary level, 50% of citizens say the quality of education has improved. At the same time 35% think the quality has stayed the same while 15% think it has become worse.

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The roots of radicalization

The majority of Kenyans (70%) feel that Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) troops should be withdrawn from Somalia. Just over half of citizens (53%) want the troops to be deployed to Kenyan borders.

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Are we safe?

As elections draw near, 70% of citizens report being afraid that the country may experience violence during the 2017 general elections. Almost half (44%) are very afraid of this possibility.

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The status of our healthcare sector: A citizen diagnosis

Half of citizens feel that Kenya’s health care system has major problems with the cost and availability of drugs cited as significant challenges but two thirds (68%) of Kenyans do not have health insurance.

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Access to Information: Do Ugandans know?

1 out of 10 Ugandans has heard of the Access to Information Act (ATI). Of those who are aware of the Act, 85% understand its meaning and purpose.

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Thirst to Learn

A short introduction to Twaweza randomized trial in education

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Democracy, dictatorship and demonstrations

Almost all citizens (95%) think that they should be free to criticize the government when they believe it has done something wrong. Seven out of ten citizens (69%) agree that democracy is their preferred form of government.

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The People’s President?

The majority of citizens report that they think there have been improvements in almost all public services under the fifth phase government.

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What’s going on in our schools?

8 out of 10 citizens (81%) think that they have a role to play in improving the quality of education in the country. And in some ways they are actively fulfilling their obligations: 8 out of 10 citizens visit their children’s school and discuss learning with teachers at least once a term.

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Signs of recovery?

Just one out of five citizens (18%) say that doctor absenteeism has been an issue in their local health facility in the past three months.

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Uwezo Uganda 2016: Are Our Children Learning?

Nationally, 3 out of 10 pupils in P3-P7 can do Class 2 work. Although learning outcomes are poor across the country, there are stark inequalities between groups and locations. Household, school and locational factors seem to have the most effect on learning.

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Pity versus power?

Significant portions of Kenyans report that all the children who have disabilities in their communities are not in school.

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Union Affairs

More than half of citizens on the Mainland (53%) report that they do not know what happened in Zanzibar between October 2015 and March 2016.

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#BungeLive

The majority of citizens (79%) disapprove or strongly disapprove of the government’s decision to ban live television and radio coverage of Parliament. Almost all citizens (92%) do think that it is important that Parliament be aired live.

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Uwezo Kenya 2016: Are Our Children Learning?

Despite marked progress in increasing access to education across Kenya in recent years, Kenya has not fully met its commitments under the Education for All Goals.

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Uwezo Kenya 2016: Are Our Children Learning?

Uwezo data highlight some critical issues in terms of teacher distribution. The teacher/classroom (stream) ratio is low. On average, there were 12 teachers for every school with 10 classrooms (streams).

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Into the light

Citizens are most confident about getting information on how to formally complain about a broken water point: 4 out of 10 (42%) think they could get this information. When it comes to more sensitive information, citizens are even less confident: only 27% think they would be given information on how to report corruption.

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Mobile Phone Panel Surveys in Developing Countries

Twaweza and the World Bank have jointly produced a handbook on mobile phone panel surveys.

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Into the light

While long-term legislation allows the government to unilaterally ban newspapers, 91% of citizens think that any ban should first be justified and defended in Court.

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Sauti za Wananchi Tanzania: How does it work?

A simplified view of the methodology for our pioneering Sauti za Wananchi mobile phone survey.

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Annual Report 2015

Highlights from our work in 2015 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Uwezo Tanzania 2016: Malnutrition and learning outcomes

In Songea Urban, 1 out of 4 children under 5 have severe malnutrition while in Musoma Urban and Tabora Urban less than 1 out of 200 do.

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Schools, funds and learning

The proportion of Ugandans who have heard of the Capitation Grant (a government policy of funding allocated to public schools, per student per year) increased from 10% in January 2014 to 35% in March 2015. It is plausible that a Twaweza-supported mass media initiative in partnership with Vision Group contributed to the increase.

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What do Tanzanians know and think about Twaweza?

In 2015 particularly, Twaweza’s election poll received very wide coverage – but while the media noise can seem very loud in urban areas, we wondered how much do ordinary citizens know about us, the campaigns that we implement, and what do they think of them?

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Sauti za Wananchi launched in Kenya

Kenyans are overwhelmingly positive about devolution: 47% strongly agree and 35% agree with the statement ‘I support devolution in Kenya.’

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Sauti za Wananchi Kenya: How does it work?

A simplified view of the methodology for our pioneering Sauti za Wananchi mobile phone survey.

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Want to know if children are learning? A toolkit from Uwezo

To introduce the ideas and concepts of Uwezo and the methodology for citizen-led assessments, Uwezo have produced this six part toolkit on the key aspects of their process.

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A New Dawn?

Citizens’ views on new policies being implemented in education. Three ou of four believe that making education fee-free will improve quality.

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Annual Plan 2016

Looking forward to the year ahead – Twaweza’s plans for 2016.

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Twaweza experiments with direct Capitation Grants and teacher Cash on Delivery

The aim is to examine the effectiveness of (1) teacher “Cash on Delivery”, a teacher bonus that depends on the skills that students in their class master; and (2) sending Capitation Grants in full directly to the school bank accounts; relative to “business as usual”, represented by a control group.

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Making headlines in 2015

Twaweza had overall a strong media presence in 2015, with a total of 664 unique pieces of media coverage. Our media presence continues to be stronger in Tanzania as compared to Kenya and Uganda.

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Is civic space in Tanzania shrinking?

The core of this analysis rests on the triangulation of various sources (international and national) on the current status of each of the five dimensions of civic space in Tanzania, as protected by the law and as executed in practice.

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Learning in mother tongues | JiElimishe

A review of the language policies in education and proposed solutions for the curent challenges in Tanzania.

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2015

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2015

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Nine out of ten citizens think Tanzania is secure

But half believe that marginalization is causing the rise of radical groups and that a military solution is the best way to address this

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Radicalism on the rise?

A large majority of citizens (88%) think that Tanzania is safe and secure. At the same time, just 6 out of 10 citizens (61%) think that East Africa as a whole is secure.

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Ni mwananchi mmoja tu kati ya watatu anayepata maji ya bomba

Mwaka mmoja baada ya utekelezaji wa Matokeo Makubwa Sasa, wengi hawajaona mabadiliko yoyote katika sekta ya maji

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Only 1 out of 3 citizens have access to piped water

One year after implementation of Big Results Now in water sector, citizens report no change

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Nusu Nusu?

Ni wananchi wasiozidi wanne kati ya kumi ndio wanapata maji ya bomba. Wengi huchota maji kutoka kwenye visima na madimbwi

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Learning Note 7: What’s all the buzz about learning in T&A?

A great cast of characters and a dynamic format meant there was enriching sharing of experiences

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Half empty or half full?

Just over one out of three citizens (36%) has access to piped water.

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Let the people speak!

What are the issues that matter most to Tanzanian voters? Have MPs delivered on the promises they made in previous elections? Which political parties and politicians are most (or least) popular?

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CCM ndio chama kinachopendwa zaidi na wananchi

Takwimu zinaonyesha kwamba wananchi hawaelewi nafasi rasmi ya Ukawa

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CCM is still the most popular party in the country

More than 6 out of 10 citizens (62%) report that they feel closest to CCM out of all political parties

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Learning Note 6: Citizen perspectives on politics from a qualitative study (part 2)

Most citizens express deep distrust of politicians and say that they are not interested in politics

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Learning Note 5: Citizen perspectives on politics a qualitative study in context of national elections (part 1)

By understanding citizen behavior, we can better understand how citizens develop political beliefs and habits.

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Matarajio Lukuki?

Ni asilimia 7 tu wanaoijua TPDC na wanaweza kuelezea kazi zake (takwimu hazijaoneshwa).

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Great Expectations

6 out of 10 citizens (59%) think that the natural gas deposits will improve their lives and a similar number (58%) expect that the Government will invest gas revenue into public services

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Water Questionnaire

Household Questionnaire

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Maoni ya wananchi kuhusu siasa

Afya, maji na elimu ndio changamoto kuu kwa wananchi

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Sema Mwananchi Sema!

Watu 6 kati ya 10 walitaja afya (59%) kuwa ni miongoni mwa matatizo matatu makuu na ukosefu wa maji (46%), elimu duni (44%)

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Do they know?

Almost half of all citizens (46%) report that policies are most important determining their choice of President. No other issue was nearly as important: the next most popular criteria was morality and ethics, mentioned by 17% of citizens.

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Je, wajua?

Asilimia 51 wana imani na uwezo wa Tume ya Taifa ya Uchaguzi katika kuhakikisha uchaguzi unakuwa huru na wa haki.

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Dini na utajiri si vigezo muhimu kwa wapiga kura

Wananchi watazingatia zaidi sera wakati wa kuchamgua Rais.

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Citizens report that wealth and religion of the candidate play no part in their choice

Almost half of citizens care most about policies when choosing the next President.

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Wananchi hawana taarifa sahihi kuhusu sekta ya gesi na sera husika

Wengi wanatarajia ajira milioni nne na shilingi milioni 7.5 kwa kila mtu.

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Data show that citizens are ill-informed about the sector and relevant policies

Citizens expect four million jobs and 7.5 million shillings each from gas deposits

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Uwezo Uganda 2015: Are Our Children Learning?

On average, among all children tested in Primary 3 to Primary 7, two out of three pupils (67%) are unable to read and solve division at Primary 2 level.

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Uwezo East Africa 2015: Are Our Children Learning?

Overall learning inequalities (among districts and schools) are highest in Keny and lowest in Uganda, while inequalities along socio-economic status are again highest in Kenya and lowest in Tanzania.

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Political Poll Household Data 2015 (excel)

Household Data 2015 (excel)

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Political Poll Household Data 2015 (STATA)

Household Data 2015 (STATA)

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Political Poll – Household Datamap (excel)

Household Datamap (excel)

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Political Poll Questionnaire

Political Poll

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Uwezo Kenya 2015: Nationally, learning outcomes are low, 3 out of 10 in Class 3 can do Class 2 work

In Nyeri, the best performing county, 6 in 10 Class 3 pupils have basic numeracy and literacy skills

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Learning Note 4: Measuring impacts of Makutano Junction

This post examines the measures used in research asking whether mass communication contributes to positive behavior change among citizens?

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Wazazi wengi wanataka watoto wao wafundishwe kwa lugha ya Kiingereza

Wazazi 9 kati ya 10 wanakiri kuwa ya kubadilishwa kwa lugha ya kufundishia kunawaletea watoto matatizo

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Most Tanzanian parents want children to be taught in English throughout school

9 out of 10 say children face difficulties changing languages between primary and secondary

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Ufunguo wa Maisha?

Mwananchi mmoja kati ya wawili anaamini kwamba kujua kusoma na kuandika ni stadi muhimu kwa wanaomaliza elimu ya sekondari.

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The Key to Life?

One in two citizens believes that being able to read and write is the most important skill for secondary school graduates

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Ugandan youth on music, self efficacy and agency

The idea was to try to balance between a commercial entertainment-only concert and conventional social-minded communication.

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Singing for change?

In 2014 Twaweza Uganda engaged with a number of partners to execute a country-wide communication campaign promoting positive social change among youth (aged between 18 and 30).

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Learning Note 3: Motivating civic participation

Does compelling mass communication contribute to positive behavior change among citizens?

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Most Tanzanians support an Access to Information law

Most Tanzanians want officials to be punished if they don’t provide the information requested.

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Uwezo Uganda 2015: In public and private schools, children are not learning as they should

Nursery school, literate mothers and parental involvement in education all appear to lead to better learning outcomes

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Learning by un-doing: the magic of immersion

This year we were in Eastern Uganda. Fifty of us fanned out accross three districts to ‘immerse’ ourselves in other people’s realities.

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Twaweza Evaluation: Management Response Letter

The overall objective of the evaluation wasto provide a comprehensive summary and aggregation of Twaweza’s Tanzania-based activities over the 2009-2014 period

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Learning Note 2: A peek inside a panel survey

A look behind the scenes of Twaweza’s ongoing panel survey in Tanzania.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2015: Watoto 3 tu kati ya 10 wa darasa la 3 ndio uwezo wa kufaulu mtihani wa darasa la 2

Wilaya ya Mbeya mjini inoongoza kwa ufaulu. Watoto 3 kati ya 4 (wenye miaka 9-13) wa wilaya hiyo wana uwezo stahiki wa kusoma na kuhesabu

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Uwezo Tanzania 2015: Nationally, learning outcomes are still low, 3 out of 10 in Standard 3 can do Standard 2 work

In Mbeya Urban, the best performing district, 3 out of 4 children (aged 9-13) have basic literacy and numeracy skills

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Watanzania wengi wanaunga mkono sheria ya upatikanaji wa habari

Wananchi nane kati ya kumi wanaamini taarifa za mamlaka za umma zinapaswa kupatikana kwa wananchi wa kawaida (77%).

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Learning Note 1: Follow-up survey of Tanzanian communities

Twaweza’s large scale follow up survey across Tanzania is now in the field. Here’s why we are doing it.

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Twaweza Immersion 2015

As Twaweza, we straddle both the policy and citizen space. Immersion allows us to focus on the lived realities of ordinary citizens

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Machoni mwa Umma

Asilimia 84 ya wananchi wanaunga mkono kupitishwa kwa muswada wa sheria ya upatikanaji wa taarifa.

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In the public eye

A large majority of citizens (84%) support the passage of an access to information law.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2015: Assessment reveals wide disparities within and between countries

Top district in East Africa for learning outcomes is Mbeya Urban in Tanzania, but overall Kenya outperforms Tanzania and Uganda

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Has the expansion in access to schooling led to increased learning?

This overview paper explains a series of studies to evaluate Uwezo, summarizes the main findings that arose from it and situates Uwezo within other recent research trends and findings on the importance of information in promoting citizen action, and the link between citizens, authorities, and patterns of accountability.

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Theft, youth gangs, election violence affect many citizens

Three out of ten citizens (30%) have experienced theft in the last year. Overall half of Tanzanians have ever had something stolen from them

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Uhalifu na vurugu wa makundi ya vijana kuelekea uchaguzi huathiri wananchi

Wananchi watatu kati ya kumi (30%) wameshakukumbana na wizi ndani ya kipindi cha mwaka jana. Kwa ujumla, nusu ya Watanzania wote wamewahi kuibiwa

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Annual Report 2014

Highlights from our work in 2014 – challenges, failures, successes and insights

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Citizen’s views on security and justice

Half of the citizens have experienced theft, three out of ten in the past year

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Uwezo Tanzania 2015: Launch of the Fourth Annual Learning Assessment Report

Fewer than 5 out of 10 Standard 3 children (45%) can read a Standard 2 Kiswahili story

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Usalama Wetu?

Mtu mmoja kati ya watatu amewahi kuibiwa kipindi cha mwaka mmoja uliopita.

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Our Safety?

Overall half of Tanzanians have ever had something stolen from them.

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Have you ever seen a Tamasha booklet?

93% of respondents had seen the booklets in use during classes at their school.

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Kadiri muda wa kura ya maoni kuhusu Katiba Inayopendekezwa unavyowadia, wananchi hawajaamua “ndiyo” au “hapana”

Zaidi ya nusu yao (asilimia 52) wanasema wataunga mkono Katiba Inayopendekezwa

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As referendum deadline draws near, citizens are undecided about their vote

As the deadline to hold a referendum on the proposed constitution draws near, citizens’ views are largely split.

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Did we make it happen? An evaluation of Twaweza’s first strategic period

We are committed to asking ourselves hard questions about the success of our first strategic period. So, with support from one of our top partners and funders, the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), we conducted an external evaluation of the first strategic period of the entire Tanzania program.

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Twaweza Evaluation: Tanzania 2009 – 2014

Did we make it happen? An evaluation of Twaweza’s first strategic period

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Uwezo Kenya 2015: Are Our Children Learning?

Fewer than 4 out of 10 Class 3 children can read a Class 2 Kiswahili story while in the same class, 2 out of 10 cannot read a Kiswahili word while in Class 8, 4 out of 100 children cannot read a Class 2 Kiswahili story.

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Kuelekea Kura ya Maoni

Mtu mmoja kati ya wawili Tanzania Bara (asilimia 52) ana mpango wa kuiunga mkono Katiba Inayopendekezwa atakapopiga Kura ya Maoni

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What did we learn about learning?

This video was created as part of an online course on citizen engagement

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Kingo Magazine : Is humor effective in educating the public?

The message of citizen’s participation and responsibility in bringing change was well understood and considered to be the central idea raised by the magazine

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Three Presidents

XYZ Media produced a fictional animated conversation between Presidents about the latest Uwezo findings.

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The East African Classroom

Partners, XYZ Media, created an animated take of three presidents in a classroom.

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Towards the Referendum

Are citizens aware of the controversy surrounding the proposed draft? Do they support the opposition’s attempts to block the process? How do they feel about the changes made between the drafts?

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Wananchi wanaiona rushwa kama upotevu wa fedha zao na wangependa Rais achukue hatua

Zaidi ya nusu ya wananchi (55%) wanaamini kuwa aina hii ya rushwa inagusa sana maisha ya yao ya kila siku

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Citizens see corruption as loss of their money and want the President to act

Almost six out of ten (57%) believe that the President is responsible for following up on audit issues

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Do young people act to make a difference?

It is also a common belief that voting is the only way in which people can have a say in how the government runs

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Guardians of Accountability

Only one out of twenty (6%) think that those found to be corrupt should be banned from public office and one out of six (15%) think they should be imprisoned

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Water Household Data 2015 (excel)

Household Data 2015 (excel)

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Water Household Data 2015 (STATA)

Household Data 2015 (STATA)

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Water Household Datamap 2015 (excel)

Household Datamap 2015 (excel)

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2015-2018 – Twaweza East Africa Strategy

We have learned much, and have made some significant changes, which we outline in this new strategy – covering 2015-2018.

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Uwezo Uganda 2015: Summary – Are Our Chldren Learning?

7 out of 10 assessed in primary 7 were able to read and comprehend a primary 2 level story and correctly solve primary 2 level division

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Citizen-led assessments and their effects on parents’ behavior

Despite enthusiasm for citizen-led assessments of learning outcomes, we know little about their impact on citizen action or learning outcomes

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Do booklets on key issues reach citizens?

85% of the respondents received at least one of the three distributed LHRC booklets

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The power of informal cinema: Distributing content to video halls

Among the 185 video hall operators surveyed, 96% purchase movies from video libraries, while 18% purchase movies from movie distributors (Twaweza partners)

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Walezi wa Uwajibikaji

Zaidi ya mwananchi mmoja kati ya kumi anatambua au anaweza kuelezea kwa usahihi kazi za taasisi mbalimbali za usimamizi

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Twaweza and Uwezo Annual Plan 2015

Looking forward to the year ahead – Twaweza’s plans for 2015.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2015: Are Our Children Learning?

While 100% of children in Standard 3 should be able to read basic English and Kiswahili stories, and do simple mathematics of class two level , a new citizen-led assessment report reveals that very few are able to do so.

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Twaweza and Uwezo 2014 Audited Financial Statements

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2014

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Uwezo Audited Financial Statements 2014

Uwezo’s financial statements are subjected to independent audit each year. Once approved by the Board, these are disclosed to the public

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2014

Twaweza’s financial statements are subjected to independent audit each year. Once approved by the Board, these are disclosed to the public

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Do interactive polls make for better radio content?

Trac FM uses mobile phone technology to collect listeners’ opinions through poll questions which are incorporated into partner radio station programs.Twaweza commissioned a study to monitor the delivery, coverage and quality of their service.

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Are Tanzanian’s optimistic about the future?

Citizens say service delivery, economic growth and national unity are the top priorities for the future

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Watanzania wana matarajio mengi kuhusu maisha yao ya baadaye

Wananchi wanamatumaini kuwa nchi itakuwa yenye uchumi wa kati ifikapo 2025

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Tanzanians are optimistic about their future

Citizens think the country will become middle-income by 2025

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Monitoring Trac Fm Delivery among Radio Stations

At the end of 2014, we commissioned an independent monitoring exercise to assess the delivery, coverage and quality of the service that Trac FM provides to radio stations.

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Tanzania in 2025

More than half of citizens (54%) think their lives will be better in 2025. This is true among young and old, men and women, and rural and urban residents.

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Uwezo Uganda 2014: Annual Assessment Feedback Study

84.2% of the respondents had heard of Uwezo prior to the LQAS exercise, and 89.2% also confirmed that someone had come to their household to assess the children in the previous month.

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Who’s watching, listening and reading? Uganda survey of young people

6 out of 10 young Ugandans get their news from the radio, this is then followed by television, newspapers, then the internet

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Have you seen these shows? Tazama and XYZ

11% of Kenyans have ever watched the Tazama! show, and 24% have ever watched the XYZ show.

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Are parents involved in education?

4 out 10 young Ugandan parents never check their children’s homework

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Protecting the rights of everyone

Almost half of citizens (46%) report to have witnessed discrimination in employment against people with disabilities.

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Mwaka mmoja kabla ya uchaguzi, wananchi wengi hawajaamua nani awe Rais

Watanzania wengi hawaridhiki na utendaji wa wabunge na hawatawachagua tena

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One year before elections, there is no leading contender for President

Many Tanzanians are unhappy with performance of MPs and will not re-elect them

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Tanzania kuelekea 2015

Wapiga kura wanakumbuka ahadi za Wabunge wao, ambazo nyingi hazijatekelezwa.

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Citizens overwhelmingly support integration into the East African Community

A large majority are in favour of single tourist visa, regional travel with ID card, joint infrastructure and free movement of labour

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Tanzania towards 2015

One out of three citizens (33%) on Tanzania Mainland does not know who they will vote for in the upcoming presidential election.

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Has Uwezo influenced key actors in 2013 ? Evidence from Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

Does our wide-reaching assessment of learning outcomes influence policies, budgets or plans in East Africa?

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Wananchi waunga mkono ushirikiano wa Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki

Wengi wamependelea visa ya pekee ya utalii, uwezo wa kusafiri ndani ya kanda kwa kitambulisho cha taifa, miundombinu ya pamoja na uhuru wa kufanya kazi popote ndani ya Jumuiya

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What Tanzanians’ think about the East African Community

Kenya and Uganda are the most popular integration partners

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Hima tujenge nyumba moja!

Wananchi wanane kati ya kumi wanaamini kuwa tunapaswa kubaki mwanachama wa Jumuiya ya Africa Mashariki

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Let’s build one house!

Eight out of ten citizens (80%) think Tanzania should remain in the East African Community (EAC)

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Wananchi hawaoni kama wanao uwezo wa kuishawishi Serikali

Wananchi saba kati ya kumi (71%) wanaripoti kuwa, kwa maoni yao, upigaji kura ndio njia pekee ya kuleta ushawishi kwa Serikali

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Wananchi wana uchu wa mabadiliko

Je, wananchi wanashiriki na wanaweza kuiwajibisha Serikali?

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Citizens do not feel that they have influence over Government

Seven out of ten citizens (71%) think voting is the only way they have influence over Government

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Citizens making things happen

Seven out of ten citizens (70%) report that they think that have no say in what Government does

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Rushwa ni jambo la kawaida kwenye huduma zote za Serikali, wanasema wananchi

Wananchi watatu kati ya watano waliombwa rushwa walipokutana mara ya mwisho na polisi

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Corruption is common in all Government services, say citizens

Three out of five citizens asked for a bribe in their last encounter with the police

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Je, juhudi za Serikali zimesaidia vita dhidi ya rushwa

Je, juhudi za Serikali zimesaidia vita dhidi ya rushwa?

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Have more laws, agencies and commitments against corruption made a difference?

In recent years, Tanzania has taken a number of steps to strengthen mechanisms for controlling corruption. But do citizens see the difference?

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Nini kinaendelea kwenye shule zetu?

Wananchi watafakari juu ya hali ya elimu Tanzania

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Remarks by Omari Issa, CEO, PDB

We are encouraged that, even though we are in the initial stages of BRN, as many as 15% of the respondents are aware of the programme

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Wananchi wengi hawana matarajio makubwa ya watoto kujifunza shuleni

Wazazi watathmini ujuzi wa watoto japo ni wa chini ila kwa usahihi. Na wala hawaoneshi kudai kubadili hali hii katika siku zijazo

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Most citizens do not expect children to learn in school

Parents have low but correct assessments of children’s skills and do not express an urge for this to change in the future

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Wananchi wengi wanaamini kuwa gesi imeleta neema nchini Tanzania

Wananchi wanne kati ya watano wanaamini kuwa mafuta na gesi yatawanufaisha wao, watoto wao na nchi yao kwa ujumla

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Most citizens believe that gas offers a brighter future for the country

Four out of five citizens believe that oil and gas will benefit them, their children and the country.

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Uwezo Kenya 2014: Are Our Children Learning?

How is it that despite the investment we are making and with high enrolment, better attendance and more teachers, learning outcomes are not improving?

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Kusimamia Maliasili: Wananchi wanasemaje?

Wananchi wanafahamu kuhusu ugunduzi wa gesi lakini wangependa taarifa zaidi

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Managing natural resources: what do citizens say?

Citizens know about gas discoveries but want more information

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Kusimamia Maliasili

Watu walio wengi wana matumaini kuhusu matarajio ya gesi asilia, huku wananchi wanne kati ya watano wakiamini kuwa gesi asilia ni nzuri kwa ajili yao, watoto wao na nchi yao kwa ujumla.

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Managing natural resources

Most people are optimistic about the prospects of natural gas with four out of five believing that the natural gas is good for them, their children and the country.

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More money alone will not help stock outs

Political incentives – visible reform efforts & quick results are preferred by politicians (and voters)

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Kuongeza fedha pekee hakusaidii kumaliza tatizo la uhaba wa dawa

Licha ya ukosefu wa fedha za kutosha katika sekta ya afya, tatizo la kuisha kwa akiba ya dawa katika vituo vya afya halitotatuliwa kwa kuongeza rasilimali peke yake

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More money alone will not help stock outs

Although citizens are aware that stock outs are a problem, they do not know what they can do to solve the problem.

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Citizens reflect on the state of education

In 86% of Tanzanian households at least one of the children attends a primary school.

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Who listens to the voices of citizens?

Most active use was reported by respondents from the media sector, who described the briefs being used as supporting material and evidence by TV and radio presenters

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Huduma na matibabu ya bure inavyowagharimu wazee na watoto

Ni mtu 1 tu kati ya watu 20 (6%) mwenye umri zaidi ya miaka 60 na ni mtoto 1 kati ya 5 (18%) mwenye umri chini ya miaka mitano ambao hupata huduma na matibabu bure katika vituo vya afya

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Children and the elderly are paying the price for free treatment and care

Only 1 out of 20 (6%) people over the age of 60 and 1 out of 5 (18%) children under five receive free treatment and care at health facilities.

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Uhaba wa madawa Tanzania: nini kifanyike?

Lakini mabadiliko yanachukua muda, na changamoto ya upatikanaji wa dawa muhimu inabakia kuwa suala la kudumu kwa wananchi wengi.

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What role can citizens play in addressing stock outs?

Change takes time, and a lack of access to essential medicines remains a chronic issue for man

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Je, Watanzania wana matarajio gani ya maisha yao ya baadae?

Mwananchi mmoja kati a wawili anatarajia kwamba maisha yake yatakuwa bora zaidi kati a siku zijazo

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Annual Report 2013

Stories, surprises, lessons and progress against our outcomes in 2013.

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Wananchi kutoka Zanzibar na Tanzania Bara wanataka uwajibikaji zaidi

Idadi kubwa ya Watanzania wanaunga mkono vifungu vinavyohusiana na haki ya wananchi kupata taarifa au habari, na kuongezeka kwa uwajibikaji na uwazi wa viongozi wa umma

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Citizens on Zanzibar and Mainland want more accountability

The majority of Tanzanians would vote Yes for the current draft of the constitution

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Shaping debate? Assessment of Minibuzz

Many Tanzanians feel that their opinions are not heard and that it is a useless battle to try to influence policy makers.

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Uwezo Uganda 2014: Are Our Children Learning?

Children who had attended some nursery school performed better

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What do people really think of the constitution?

The majority of Tanzanians are supportive of clauses around the public right to information, and increased accountability and transparency of public officials

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Upatikanaji wa maji safi hauboreki licha ya uwekezaji mkubwa

Upatikanaji wa maji safi hauboreki licha ya uwekezaji mkubwa

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Fedha zinamiminika, maji kiduchu

Upatikanaji wa maji safi na salama ni changamoto kubwa kwa watu wengi nchini Tanzania.

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More money, less water

Access to clean water not improving despite huge investments in recent years

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Money flows, water trickles

Access to clean water is a major challenge for a large number of people in Tanzania.

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Kulinda haki za kila mtu

26% ya kaya za kitanzania zina mtu mwenye ulemavu

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Nusu ya Watanzania wameshuhudia ubaguzi dhidi ya watu wenye ulemavu katika ajira

Watu binafsi na jamii kwa ujumla wanakiri kuwakosea heshima watu wenye ulemavu

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Citizens’ views on disabilities

26% of households have a someone with a disability in them

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Half of all Tanzanians witnessed job discrimination against people with disabilities

Two out of ten citizens (17%) know of organisations that give preferential treatment in terms of employing people with disabilities

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Vurugu katika jamii hutokea kwa wingi zaidi kuliko wizi

Mara nyingi wananchi hawapati msaada wa polisi wanaouhitaji

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Uwezo Kenya 2014: Summary – Are Our Children Learning?

The number of out of school children is increasing gradually

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Stock-outs of essential medicines in Tanzania

Tanzania has faced the huge challenge of ensuring that adequate essential medicines and supplies are available at public health facilities.

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Je, Tuko Salama?

Watanzania hawafahamu namba za simu za dharura za polisi na kikosi cha zimamoto

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Are we safe?

Citizens report that most cases that they have heard of when a person is threatened, beaten, stoned or killed are carried out by a mob or individual rather than the police or the army.

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Uwezo East Africa 2014: Are Our Children Learning?

Many children across East Africa are not learning basic literacy and numeracy skills

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Violence in public is much more frequent than theft

Almost half (46%) of all Tanzanians report having witnessed violence in public in the last six months as compared with one out of five (20%) who report having had something stolen from them.

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Assessment of Quality of Reporting in TMF and Twaweza Grantees

Both TMF and Twaweza generally perform better than the control group against the measured quality criteria.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2014: Are Our Children Learning?

Just 2 out of 10 pupils (19%) in standard 3 can read a Standard 2 level English story.

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Hashuki mtu hapa! Katiba, Ardhi na Maendeleo

Kijitabu hiki kinatoa mfano wa matukio kuhusu baadhi ya harakati za wananchi waliojitolea kuzilinda haki zao za kikatiba

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Twende Wapi? Katiba na Afya

Kijitabu hiki kitakuwezesha kutambua maana na umuhimu wa Katiba yaani jinsi inavyogusa maisha yako

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Katiba ni nini? Katiba na haki

Kijitabu hiki kitakuwezesha kutambua maana na umuhimu wa Katiba yaani jinsi inavyogusa maisha yako

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Je, Watanzania wanaionaje katiba?

Wananchi wanawaamini wabunge kuwakilisha maslahi yao kwenye Bunge la Katiba

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Uwezo Annual Plan 2014

Extending the Uwezo strategy period by one year offers an opportunity to address key questions and explore new components regarding the Uwezo theory of change and program design

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Annual Plan 2014

We have just released our Annual Plans for 2014, both for our Uwezo initiative and our citizen engagement work

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What does Kenya make of health?

Many Kenyans still do not have quality and affordable health care. Inequalities in healthcare fall along geographic, socio-economic and gender lines

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2014 Calendar – Tanzania

The idea behind the calendar is to motivate teachers about their call to serve and follow in the footsteps of the independence president of the country.

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Uwezo Audited Financial Statements 2013

Twaweza’s financial statements are subjected to independent audit each year. Once approved by the Board, these are disclosed to the public.

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2013

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2013

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Wananchi wadai uwajibikaji mkubwa wa wabunge

Zaidi ya theluthi moja (36%) ya Watanzania Bara wameshiriki katika marekebisho ya katiba kupitia mikutano ya jamii, SMS, mahojiano, barua na barua pepe.

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Citizens demand greater accountability from MPs

Over a third (36%) of Tanzanians on the Mainland have participated in the constitutional review process through community meetings, SMS, interviews, letters and email.

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Twaweza Immersion 2013

Every year, we take time to immerse ourselves in communities across one of our countries of operation to learn by doing about citizen agency and government responsiveness as eperienced by citizens.

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2013 capitation grant: more money seems to be getting to schools

Capitation grant receipts in schools in just the first quarter of 2013 are reported to be almost equal to the average that was disbursed for the whole year over the previous three years.

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Fedha za ruzuku 2013: kiasi kikubwa cha fedha kinaripotiwa kufika shuleni

Kiasi cha fedha za ruzuku kilichopokelewa katika robo ya kwanza tu ya mwaka 2013 kinaripotiwa kuwa karibu sawa na wastani uliogawiwa kwa mwaka mzima katika miaka mitatu iliyopita.

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Fedha za ruzuku katika shule za msingi

Je, fedha hizi za ruzuku ya uendeshaji wa shule zinafika shule na kwa wakati? Je, walimu na wazazi wanajua kuhusu fedha hizo?

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Muongo mmoja tangu kuanzishwa kwa fedha za ruzuku, je zinafika shuleni?

Mwaka 2002 ulikuwa ndiyo mwanzo wa Mpango wa Maendeleo ya Elimu ya Msingi (MMEM), uliokuwa hatua kubwa ya kimaendeleo na ulifungua fursa ya elimu kwa wote

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A decade since capitation grants launched, does money reach schools?

In 2002, a landmark development opened up schooling for all by abolishing school fees. Ten years later, does the money that was intended to compensate for the lack of income through fees reach schools?

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Bei ya dawa za kutibu malaria yabainika kuzidi ile iliyopendekezwa na Serikali

Maduka kadhaa ya dawa jijini Dar es Salaam yanaendelea kuuza dawa ya kutibu malaria kwa bei isiyo sahihi kwa dozi za watoto na watu wazima

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Anti-malaria medicine sold above government recommended prices

A number of pharmacies in Dar es Salaam continue to sell anti-malaria medication at the wrong price for both children’s and adults’ doses.

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Dawa zipo au zimekwisha?

Familia mbili kati ya tatu nchini Tanzania zinataarifu kwamba walau mtu mmoja katika familia hizo aliugua katika kipindi cha mwezi mmoja uliopita

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Stock out or in stock?

Two out of three families in Tanzania report that one family member was ill in the last month.

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Is Government Minding Our Health As it Devolves?

Are citizens satisfied with devolved health services?

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Nidhamu inayojenga

Je, nidhamu inayojenga ni ipi?

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Adhabu ya viboko

Je adhabu ya viboko ina madhara gani?

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Sample weights for Sauti za Wananchi

Weights are calculated for individual respondents and households in survey data in order for the weighted survey sample to represent the population of interest as closely as possible

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What is corporal punishment?

Why is corporal punishment bad for children?

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Drafting the law of the land

Ordinary citizens as well as representatives of various interest groups have given their opinions on the draft constitution, creating a broad public debate.

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Je, vituo vya afya vipo kwa manufaa ya wananchi?

Wananchi hukabiliana na changamoto hizi kila siku. Watu watatu kati ya watano hawaridhiki nayo

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Do health facilities work for people?

More than half (57%) of Tanzanians visited a health facility between May and June 2013, either to seek treatment or to accompany a patient.

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Personalities trump policies

Almost all (97%) citizens recognise a picture of H.E. President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, while less than 1 out of 10 of them can explain MKUKUTA (7%) or Vision 2025 (5%)

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Capitation grants in primary education

Does the capitation grant reach schools in full and on time? Do teachers and parents know about the grant? Findings from a nationally representative survey

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First do no harm: Is government minding our health as it devolves

Devolution in other countries has proved challenging when there is a lack of clarity about which level of government is responsible for which services.

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Wananchi wanajitahidi kutafuta njia mbadala za kujipatia dawa wanazohitaji

Kukosekana kwa dawa kunatajwa kuwa ni moja kati ya matatizo makuu kwenye utoaji huduma bora, ikiwa asilimia 69 ya wahudumu wa vituo vya afya wakilitaja kuwa ndilo tatizo kuu kwao

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Citizens are finding ways to access the medicine they need

Lack of medicine is mentioned as one of three major problems facing the delivery of quality health care by 69% of health facility staff

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Wananchi, redio, mbao za matangazo

Wananchi wanafahamu nini kuhusu watumishi na sera za Serikali, na wanatumia chanzo gani kikuu cha kupata taarifa? Je, Watanzania wengi wanahabarishwa kikamilifu kiasi cha kuweza kuwawajibisha watoa huduma?

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Citizens, radios, noticeboards

What do citizens know about government personnel and policies, and what is their primary source of information? Are most Tanzanians informed enough to hold service providers to account?

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Mwalimu mzuri

Je mwalimu mzuri ana sifa zipi?

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Uwezo Tanzania 2013: Shule zinashindwa kutoa ujuzi wa msingi

Watoto walioko mijini, katika shule za binafsi na kutoka kaya zenye kipato kikubwa wanafanya vizuri zaidi

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Uwezo Tanzania 2013: Education is failing to deliver basic skills

Children in urban areas, in private schools and from wealthier households outperform their peers

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MPs Dataset

Dataset, Parliamentary Interventions 2010 – 2012

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Sauti za Wananchi data release notes

This note outlines the nature of the data release and details which files and documents are provided.

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Kurasimu Sheria Mama ya Nchi

Wananchi wa kawaida pamoja na wawakilishi wa makundi mbalimbali wamekuwa wakitoa maoni yao kuhusu Rasimu hiyo

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Watanzania walio wengi hawana habari kuhusu Kodi ya SIM

Wakati mngurumo wa mjadala kuhusu Kodi ya SIM ukiwa unaendelea, Twaweza ilitumia utafiti wake wa Sauti za Wananchi, utafiti unaokusanya takwimu kwa njia ya simu za mkononi, kupima uelewa wa wananchi kuhusu suala hilo na kupata maoni yao.

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Kodi ya SIM

Jambo la kushangaza lilikuwa, wabunge pamoja na wananchi wa kawaida waliokuwa wakifuatilia hotuba ya bajeti walidai kuwa kodi hiyo, iliyojulikana kama “Kodi ya Kadi ya SIM”, haikujadiliwa Bungeni.

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Most Tanzanians are not aware of the SIM Card Tax

The contraversial SIM Card Tax is not known by many citizens but when it is explained to them, the majority of citizens oppose the tax.

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SIM Cards: a taxing issue

For the poorest households the SIM card tax is equivalent to a week of airtime spending while for richer households it is an insignificant addition to their airtime costs.

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Annual Report 2012

Twaweza works through partners; each partnership employs a particular approach to enhance access to information and citizen engagement on basic education and other services

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Uwezo Tanzania 2012: Dondoo muhimu za utafiti wa kitaifa

Uwezo wa kusoma na kuandika umebaki chini na kwa kiasi kikubwa haujabadilika, ingawa uwezo wao wa hesabu umeonyesha kuboreka kidogo

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Je, Serikali, wahisani, sekta binafsi na wananchi wanaweza kuhakikisha dawa za gharama nafuu?

Kutibu malaria (mapema) kunaweza kuokoa maisha. Lakini je, dawa za kutibu malaria zinapatikana kwa bei iliyo sahihi?

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Can government, private sector and citizens together make medication more available?

Treatment of malaria can save lives. But is malaria medication available at the right price?

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Watu maarufu wazibwaga sera

Karibu wananchi wote (97%) wanatambua picha ya Mheshimiwa Rais Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, ila ni wachache wanaoweza kuelezea kuhusu sera ya MKUKUTA (7%) au Visheni ya Maendeleo ya 2025 (5%).

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MPs from smaller parties are more active in Parliament

MPs from larger parties make less interventions in Parliament.

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Uwezo East Africa 2013: Are Our Children Learning?

There are large differences in learner achievement among the three East African countries, with Kenya performing better, and Uganda faring worst

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Uwezo Regional Monitoring Framework and Plan

Uwezo’s indicators for success

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2013 Calendar – Tanzania

Our 2013 calendar to spark the imagination

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Uwezo Annual Plan and Budget 2013

Looking forward to the year ahead – Uwezo’s plans for 2013.

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Annual Plan 2013

Looking forward to the year ahead – Twaweza’s plans for 2013.

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Mazingira ya kujifunzia

Je, mazingira bora ya kujifunzia yakoje?

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Did they work for us?

Assessing two years of Bunge data 2010-2012

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2012

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2012

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Uwezo Tanzania, Regional Office 2012: Reports and Financial Statements

The management is of the opinion that financial statements give a true and fair view of the state of financial affair of the company and of it operating results

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Shule si elimu

Tangu Uhuru, serikali imejitahidi kuongeza idadi ya shule nchini ili kuwawezesha watoto wote kusoma. Mwanzoni ilijikita zaidi ka? ka elimu ya msingi, lakini kuanzia 2006, imeweka msisitizo kwamba kila kata iwe na shule yake ya sekondari.

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Twaweza Immersion 2012

Stories from nine villages in Tanzania’s Lake District. Do public funds reach people? Do services work for the poor? Does governance solve problems?

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Uwezo Uganda 2012: Are Our Children Learning?

Presenting results for the latest Uwezo learning assessment which provides rich data on children’s educaitonal enviornments and outcomes.

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Significant short term success has been achieved in healthcare

Government programmes that have prioritised distribution of bednets to households have achieved substantial success, with 95% of households in Dar es Salaam reporting ownership of at least one net.

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Dar es Salaam wanaichukuliaje elimu?

Uelewa, maoni na ushiriki wa wazazi waishio Dar es Salaam

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Bure bora

Afya ya msingi ni msingi wa maisha yetu. Serikali imejitahidi sana kupanua huduma za afya hadi vijijini.

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Ushirikishwaji ni ushiriki?

Vijana wanataka na wanatakiwa kushiriki ka? ka ujenzi wa taifa letu. Ta? zo ni kwamba mara nyingi ‘wanashirikishwa’, yaani, mipango hubuniwa na kupangwa na wazee.

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Mafanikio ya muda mfupi yamefikiwa katika huduma ya afya

Mpango wa serikali wa kutoa kipaumbele katika usambazaji wa vyandarua kwa kaya umepata mafanikio makubwa.

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Wakazi wa Dar es Salaam hawaridhishwi na hali ya utoaji wa huduma, hawana imani na taasisi za umma na hawazielewi vizuri sera

Wakazi wa Dar es Salaam hawaridhishwi na hali ya utoaji wa huduma, hawana imani na taasisi za umma na hawazielewi vizuri sera

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Utafiti mpya unaonyesha ufinyu wa taarifa na ushiriki hafifu katika elimu miongoni mwa wazazi

Kiwango cha taarifa walichonacho wazazi kuhusu sera muhimu za elimu na utekelezaji wake ni cha chini mno

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Dar es Salaam wanachukuliaje utawala?

Maoni ya wakazi kuhusu huduma, sera na viongozi

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Uwezo Tanzania 2012: Data – Are Our Children Learning?

Literacy levels have remained low and largely unchanged, but results for children’s numeracy skills are showing improvement.

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Access to school level information

A survey conducted in 2010 by Twaweza and Datavision, with 429 randomly selected households in Dar es Salaam, revealed that parents know little about education policies and practice.

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Afya yafia wapi

Tumezoea kuona kwamba afya ni ukosefu wa magonjwa tu.

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What does Dar make of governance?

What do residents of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s largest city, make of citizen participation and governance in relation to public service delivery?

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What does Dar make of education?

Parents knowledge, opinion and actions on education in Dar es salaam

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Uwezo Uganda 2012 : Summary Report – Are our children learning?

Most children in lower primary lacked the required competencies in basic literacy and numeracy.

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Kodi ya mimba nani alipe?

Hivi karibuni, Mkuu wa Mkoa wa Mbeya aliwaagiza madiwani kutunga sheria ndogo za kuwakamata wanafunzi wa kike wanaopata mimba

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Rasilimali mali ya nani?

Uwekezaji unaweza kuchangia sana maendeleo iwapo wawekezaji wanaongeza uzalishaji na kuboresha miundombinu ili kuongeza ? ja na pato la taifa hadi mapato ya kaya, pamoja na kuongeza nafasi za ajira.

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Uwezo Kenya 2012: Presentation – Are our Children Learning?

Nationally, only 3 out of 10 children in Class 3 can do Class 2 level work.

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Uwezo Kenya 2012: Are Our Children Learning?

The elections are over and there is a new government in Kenya. Will it change anything in education?

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What does Dar make of health?

The 2010 Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) shows significant improvements in several key health outcomes

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Wakazi wa Dar wanasemaji kuhusu afya?

Utafiti wa Kidemografia na Afya Tanzania (Tanzania Demographic and Health Survey (DHS)) wa mwaka 2010 unaonyesha uborekaji mkubwa katika mambo kadhaa ya msingi ya afya

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Residents of Dar are unsatisfied with service delivery, have little faith in public institutions and are unaware of policies

There are particularly high levels of dissatisfaction with the management of public service delivery. Between 60% and 80% are unhappy with how provision of health services; water; drainage and sewage facilities is handled.

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Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2011

Full transparency on all our income and expenditure in 2013

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Kuinua ubora wa elimu ya sekondari: Je, fedha zinafika shuleni?

Asilimia 93 ya shule zilizofanyiwa utafiti ziliarifu kwamba hadi kufikia tarehe 31 Januari, 2011 hazikuwa zimepokea fedha za ruzuku.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2011: Reports and Financial Statements

Management is of the opinion that financial statements give a true and fair state of the financial affairs of the initiative and of the results of its activities

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Msongamano wa wanafunzi bila vitabu vya kiada vya kutosha

Msongamano wa wanafunzi madarasani ni mkubwa katika shule nyingi, kukiwa na wastani wa wanafunzi 81 katika darasa moja.

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Ugharimiaji wa elimu ya msingi Dar es Salaam

Walimu wengi hawajui shule zao zinapaswa kupokea kiasi gani cha ruzuku ya elimu

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Fedha kwa ajili ya elimu ya msingi zinakwenda wapi?

Matumizi ya serikali kwa mwanafunzi mmoja yameongezeka kwa asilimia 70 tangu kuanzishwa kwa elimu ya msingi bure mwaka 2001.

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Citizens making stuff happen in East Africa

For the most part, citizens navigate prohibitive environments and processes but find their own ways to get things done

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Matokeo yakipuuzwa, ukaguzi wa nini?

Kuna sababu kadhaa za kufanya ukaguzi. Mojawapo ni kuhakikisha kwamba taarifa za fedha za Mamlaka za Serikali za Mitaa zinaakisi (vema) yale yanayofanyika, na iwapo kanuni zilizowekwa zinazingati wa.

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If findings are ignored, why audit?

Lessons from five years of local government audits

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Nani amerudi?

Utendaji katika Bunge na uwezekano wa Wabunge kuchaguliwa kwa mara nyingine

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Primary schools in Dar es salaam: Overcrowded and without sufficient text books

With an average class size of 81, classrooms in many schools are overcrowded

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Where does the primary education money go?

When the Government introduced free primary education in 2001, enrollment increased from 4.9 million pupils in 2001 to 8.3 million in 2010.

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Vyoo vibovu, michezo kidogo

Shule nyingi zinakabiliwa na mazingira yasiyofaa kiafya

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Improving quality in secondary education

Is the money reaching schools?

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Primary schools in Dar es salaam: Poor toilets, little sports

Dar es Salaam is the largest city in the country and the one closest to where policies are made, so it is often assumed that the situation there is generally better than elsewhere.

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Funding of Dar es Salaam primary schools: How accessible is school level information?

The findings show that many teachers do not know the amount their school is entitled to receive from Local Government Authorities (LGAs) in capitation grants.

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Who returned? Performance in Bunge and MP re-election

The five year term of the 9th Parliament of Tanzania ended on July 16, 2010. To mark this event President Jakaya Kikwete delivered a two hour speech to Members of Parliament (MPs), entitled “We Promise, We Deliver”.

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How are our facilities managed?

Primary Health Care facilities (PHC) are the first place of contact for most of the citizens seeking treatment or preventive services in Tanzania. But how efficiently are they run?

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Dar es Salaam Primary Schools: Do parents act to improve child learning?

Do parents in Dar es Salaam act to support their child’s learning process?

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What is positive discipline?

What sort of MPs do people prefer?

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Can people follow their money?

Without information about budget allocations and execution, citizens are left clueless on how their tax money is spent.

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Je, watu wanaweza kufuatilia ziliko fedha zao?

Debt watch September 2010

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Can people follow their money?

A review of budget transparency in East Africa.

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Uwezo Tanzania 2010: Reports and Financial Statements

TENMET management is of the opinion that financial statements give a true and fair state of the financial affairs of the Uwezo initiative

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Development is miserable, but people are making things happen

Despite years of investment many services still don’t work. But people find their own ways to get what they need

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Vituo vyetu vya afya vinasimamiwaje?

Matokeo ya ukaguzi wa utendaji wa vituo vya afya

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Government, Donors and MPs challenged to go for results

Government, donors and Members of Parliament have been challenged to make decisions that will enable Tanzanians achieve better results from their tax and donor money.

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It’s our water too! Bringing greater equity in access to water in Kenya

The National Water Strategy commits to ensuring that all people are covered by the formal water supply system and that poor Kenyans pay tariffs that they can afford

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Growth and poverty in Tanzania

Growth in Tanzania: Is it reducing poverty?

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Achieving results? Four challenges to Government, MPs and Donors

Government, donors and Members of Parliament have been challenged to make decisions that will enable Tanzanians achieve better results from their tax and donor money

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Reforming allowances

Last fiscal year (2008/9) the Government of Tanzania budgeted an impressive Tshs 506 billion ($390 million) for allowances

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Do water kiosks comply with official tariffs?

Analysis done by Twaweza suggests that households pay 7 to 10 times more than the official price for water

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Ruzuku ya wanafunzi kwa ajili ya elimu

Ni lini italeta mabadiliko?

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Je, Tanzania ikope kibiashara?

Tanzania iko katika nafasi gani?

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Kiongozi asiyewajibika, tufanyeje?

Mara nyingi tunategemea viongozi kutuletea mabadiliko na maisha bora. Lakini tukiwaachia pekee yao, viongozi watashindwa.

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Capitation grant for education: When will it make a difference?

The capitation grant for primary education is too little to but a minimum set of books for a pupil, has declined in value by more than 35 percent since it was introduced, and is not administered according to policy.

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Will TZS 1.5 trillion be well managed?

Poor transport networks are a huge obstacle to economic growth in Tanzania. To address this, significant money is allocated in the budget to infrastructure development.

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Je, shilingi trilioni 1.5 zitasimamiwa vizuri?

Matokeo ya ukaguzi wa kazi za ujenzi wa barabara

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Ni maji yetu pia!

Mkakati wa taifa wa maji umedhamiria kuhakikisha kwamba watu wote wanafikiwa na mfumo rasmi wa usambazaji wa maji, na masikini wa Kenya wanalipa gharama za maji ambazo wanaweza kumudu.

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Bei ya maji Dar es Salaam

Je, wanaoendesha maghati ya maji wanazingatia bei walizopangiwa?

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From ‘things happen to me’ to ‘I make things happen’

Development is meant to enable millions of Tanzanians to live a better life

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More Students, Less Money: Findings from the Secondary Education PETS

After dramatically increasing enrollment in primary schooling, the Government of Tanzania is now implementing an ambitious program to expand secondary education.

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Do people prefer active MPs?

What sort of MPs do people prefer? Do members of political parties value MPs who have been active in Parliament, who have made vocal contributions and asked critical questions?

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Serving the deserving: water and electricity

Water and electricity are the lifeblood of development; hardly any sustainable activity can continue without water. One of the major findings of this survey was the indispensable role of electricity.

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Wanafunzi wengi zaidi, fedha kidogo

Matokeo ya Ufuatiliaji wa Matumizi ya fedha za umma (PETS) kwa elimu ya Sekondari

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Uwezo Tanzania 2010: Are Our Children Learning?

Presenting results for the latest Uwezo learning assessment which provides rich data on children’s educaitonal enviornments and outcomes.

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What is a good learning school?

Findings from the performance audit of health facilities

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Connect or disconnect? Communication and infrastructure

The communication revolution throughout the world has been powered by young people transforming their lives and boosting the economy

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Should Tanzania borrow commercially?

How African countries could get themselves out of the mess created by the aid industry: borrow commercially, and take charge of own development

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Matarajio yanafikiwa?

Changamoto nne kwa Serikali, Wabunge na Wahisani

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Malnutrition: Can Tanzania afford to ignore 43,000 dead children and TZS 700 billion in lost income every year?

Can Tanzania aff ord to ignore 43,000 dead children and Tshs 700 billion in lost income every year?

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Fighting Malnutrition in Tanzania

Over the past decade over 600,000 children aged below 5 years are estimated to have died as a result of malnutrition in Tanzania

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Utapiamlo: Je, Tanzania inaweza kupuuzia vifo 43,000 vya watoto na upotevu wa Sh bilioni 700 kila mwaka?

Katika muongo (miaka 10) uliopita, zaidi ya watoto 600,000 wenye umri chini ya miaka 5 wanakisiwa kufa kwa kukosa lishe ya kutosha.

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Misamaha ya kodi Tanzania

Je, ni mikubwa sana na kutufanya tuwe tegemezi kwa misaada?

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Situation analysis

What works in East Africa? What doesn’t ?

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Healthy bodies, healthy minds: youth and well being

Young people are expected to be healthy. They are in the prime of life and the effects of unhealthy practices, such as smoking and poor eating and drinking habits, have not started to impact on their lives.

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Did they perform? Assessing five years of Bunge 2005-2010

Assessing five years of Bunge 2005-2010 based on how often MPs make comments or ask quesitons

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Who is a good teacher?

When enough money doesn’t reach schools on time

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Je, waliwajibika?

Tathmini ya Bunge 2005 – 2010

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Youth for change

In working through the findings of the survey, one begins to wonder whether young people are needed at all, except, maybe, as a valuable source of labour to implement decisions made by their elders

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Wabunge wa vyama vidogo wanashiriki zaidi Bungeni

Uchambuzi wa utendaji wa Wabunge umeonyesha kwamba Wabunge wanaotoka katika vyama vidogovidogo na vyenye viti vichache huwa na wastani wa juu zaidi wa ushiriki.

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Do they work for us? (Update on the 19th session of Bunge)

For the 2009/10, Parliament was allocated Tshs 62 billion, translating to TZS 194 million per member

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Je, wanafanya kazi kwa ajili yetu?

Umuhimu wa Bunge unadhihirishwa na mgawo wa fedha zinazotengwa kwa ajili ya Bunge

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Broken Promises in Primary Education

The Government of Tanzania is implementing an ambitious program to improve primary schooling.

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Ahadi zilizovunjika kwenye elimu ya msingi

Fedha za kutosha zinapokuwa hazifiki shuleni kwa wakati

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Do they work for us?

How actively did MPs participate in the 17 sessions of Parliament between 2005 and 2009

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Education: schooling or fooling?

This brief looks particularly at the educational environment and the quality of education our children receive

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Is Less More? Business environment from the bottom up

In 2009, Tanzania’s ranking on the Cost of Doing Business Index declined for the second year in a row.

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Fostering an ecosystem of change through citizen agency and public accountability

At the centre of our work is the idea that it is citizens themselves who drive change. This presentation summarises the first Twaweza strategy.

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The great degree goose chase

This presentation critically examines the state of the country’s education system in 2008.

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Ukaguzi wa shule unaposhindwa kuwa na mafanikio

Dondoo kutoka ukaguzi wa utendaji wa Programu ya Ukaguzi Shule za Sekondari Tanzania

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How CSOs get it wrong and what we should do instead

Tanzania does not rank high on international business environment indices

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When school inspection doesn’t deliver

Just how effective is the system established for school inspections in safeguarding quality of instruction in Tanzania?

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