World Vision International
publication • Thursday, April 11th 2013

Citizen Voice and Action in Uganda

Civic Demand for Better Health and Education Services

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In more than 100 primary schools and more than 50 health clinics in 20 government districts across Uganda, World Vision has facilitated community dialogue, advocacy and monitoring of government service provision standards to improve access to, and quality and accountability of, education, health and water services.

Application of World Vision’s social accountability approach, known as Citizen Voice and Action, has resulted in statistically significant reductions in student and teacher absenteeism and improvements in student test scores. It has also made important contributions to increasing student enrolments – including cases where student numbers have doubled, tripled and more than quadrupled in only two years.

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