Vulekamali
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

Raquel Ferreira
Zukiswa Kota

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

The South African National Treasury
IMALI YETHU
OpenUp
Civil Society Coalition for Open Budgets

KEY CATEGORIES

Transparency and Accountability
Governance
Citizen Participation

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

Vulekamali

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

Vulekamali

Live

South Africa

.

2020/08/13

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

Vulekamali is a Web and mobile responsive platform that serves as an online budget data portal where citizens can find national government budgets.Vulekamali was developed with the goal of making government budget easily accessible and to provide a single user friendly online budget data portal where budget related documents and guidance material can be brought together in a single location in a way that is educative and interactive for those that may require them.

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WanaData-Ke
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

N/A

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

Code for Africa

KEY CATEGORIES

Data Journalism

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

WanaData-Ke

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

WanaData-Ke

Live

Kenya

.

2020/08/13

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

Impact accelerator Organisation

N/A

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

WanaData-Ke is a network of female journalists working on changing the digital media landscape by producing and promoting data-driven news and applying digital technologies to their storytelling.

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CountyTrak Index
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

N/A

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

Infotrak Research and Consulting

KEY CATEGORIES

Citizen Engagement

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

CountyTrak Index

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

CountyTrak Index

No new data

Kenya

.

2020/08/11

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

CountryTrak Index provides a baseline from which other evaluation tools can be developed and more importantly provides the county governments and other interested stakeholders with robust statistics by ward on the perception of county residents over county governments’ performance of the devolved functions.

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Code for Africa
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

Justin Arenstein
Chris Roper

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

N/A

KEY CATEGORIES

Civic Data
Civic Technology
Citizen empowerment
Digital Democracy
Data journalism

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

Code for Africa

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

Code for Africa

Live

Africa

.

2020/05/08

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

Code for Africa is an impact accelerator, and a collaborative pan-African federation of civic data and civic technology organisations. It use technology and data to build digital democracies, and to empower citizens with actionable information. It has a strong journalism focus, believing that media is a powerful information and mobilisation agent. Its projects range from building big technology platforms and citizen-focussed tools, to producing and funding tech and data-driven investigations.

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CivicHub
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

N/A

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

BudgIT
Sahara Reporters

KEY CATEGORIES

Government Engagement

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

CivicHub

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

CivicHub

Nigeria

.

2020/05/08

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

Social Impact Accelerator Hub

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

One of the key factors in a Nation’s democratic success is how engaged and inclusive her Government is. However, the health of any democratic society may be measured by the levels of engagement and inclusion of the private citizen. The Civic Hub is modelled as an accelerator to help social or civil intervention grow into systems for Citizens’ – Government engagement.

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City of Cape Town Open Data Portal
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

N/A

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

The City of Cape Town

KEY CATEGORIES

Data Liberation
Transparency
Local Governance

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

City of Cape Town Open Data Portal

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

City of Cape Town Open Data Portal

South Africa

.

2020/05/08

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

The City of Cape Town Open Data Portal is a web platform that provides access to a range of datasets. This portal makes available data that the City of Cape Town has approved in terms of its Open Data Policy. By sharing this data, the City aims to increase transparency in its processes and actively involve residents and other stakeholders in local government, as well as promote economic opportunity. The datasets include water consumption, tender awards, Cape Town Municipal Spatial Development Framework datasets.

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BudgIT
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

Gabriel Okeowo
Tolutope Agunloye

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

OSIWA
Luminate
Ford Foundation

KEY CATEGORIES

Budget
Citizen Engagement
Accountability

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

BudgIT

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

BudIT

Live

Nigeria

.

2020/05/08

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

BudgiIT is a civic tech organisation which uses technology to improve citizen engagement, institutions and hold the government accountable. According to their website they are an impactful organistions because they have reached about 7,500,232 Nigerians offline through their work. They have engaged 958 communities and supported 18 supported governments institutions.

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Beautiful Rising
KEY INDIVIDUAL(s)

Juman Abujbara
Judith Chiyangwa

FUNDERS OR OTHERS ORGANISATION(s) INVOLVED

Tactical Tech
Activista
Ahel Mujtama3i
Social Impact Lab
Girls Legacy Zimbabwe
Solidarity Uganda

KEY CATEGORIES

Activism
Social Movements
Campaigns

CONTACT CTIN

Initiative

Beautiful Rising

INITIATIVE

STATUS

COUNTRY

FOUNDING DATE

LAST UPDATED

Beautiful Rising

Live

Zimbabwe & Uganda

.

2020/05/08

TYPE OF ORGANISATION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INITIATIVE

NAME

EMAIL

WEBSITE

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF INITIATIVE

Beautiful Rising harnesses the insights of changemakers worldwide to help make our movements more strategic, creative and effective. Inspired by the concept of a “pattern language,” Beautiful Rising teases out the key elements of creative activism: stories, tactics, principles, theories and methodolies

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