KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

Hamzat Lawal
Oludotun Babayemi

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

Indigo Trust
Open Society Initiative for West Africa
Heinrich Boll Stiftung Nigeria
Partnership on Open Data
Omidyar Network

KEY CATEGORIES

Transparency
Accountability
Advocacy

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

Follow The Money

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

Follow The Money

Live

Nigeria

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2020/05/08

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

Civil Society Organisation

N/A

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

Follow the Money is an anti-corruption civic tech website which uses campaigns driven by hashtags on social media to track community projects. Follow the Money has over 2,000+ members and this year expanded into Kenya and The Gambia. In 2018 it won the One Africa award which came with $100,000 to support their work. Follow the Money activists collect, publish, and visualize data, then connect findings to national and global social media networks in order to bring government attention to crises on the ground that require resources or immediate action.The team has tackled issues like lead poisoning, flood relief, and most recently, education.

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