June 2013 Archives

Vivien Suerte-Cortez: Promoting accountability,...

Vien Suerte-Cortez, ANSA-EAP's Country Innovations Manager, profile and interview from devex. Vivien Suerte-Cortez has been working for the past 12 years for NGOs, government agencies and international organizations to promote accountability and transparency in development projects in the Philippines. Suerte-Cortez was part of the REID Foundation team that pushed for tourism infrastructure...

Katipunero for One Summer

by Manuel Lester S.Niere I consider this summer one of the most productive, if not the most productive, summer I've had since I started college. This summer made me experience what employed life feels like. When I applied as an intern at the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability in East Asia and the Pacific (ANSA-EAP), I expected to gain knowledge that will be useful for my individual...

World Vision Hiring New Social Accountability...

World Vision is serious about scaling its social accountability work to the vast majority of its 1600 community development programmes around the world. It wants to do more to help connect communities to each other, build coalitions, and address systemic issues of poverty and injustice; to leverage its size, programmatic reach, and long-term presence in order to facilitate provincial,...

Women monitor teachers, health workers

Jessica Nantongo is seated under a tree on the compound of Mukabara Primary School. She is busy writing away in a small notebook. "I am noting the names and time of arrival of each teacher," says the 26-year-old resident of Bulimya village in Kiziranfumbi Sub-county. She then moves around the school observing the teaching and learning environment. “I will forward my findings to the...

My Summer 2013: Definitely ANSAya

Summer. Beaches. Vacation.                 However, a vacation full of novels, mangas and animes is not possible this year. According to our BS Development Communication curriculum in UP Los Baños, we have to take our on-the-job training this summer. Back in March, I thought, “Goodbye fun summer; hello work”. Little did I know I was...

Social Accountability E-guide

The World Bank, launched the Social Accountability E-guide , a website that "offers a step-by-step approach to integrating social accountability (SA) mechanisms into investment lending projects." The guide will help its users Scope potential entry points for introducing SAc tools and approaches to address governance issues and challenges in projects Diagnose the context in which SAc will be...

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