Connectivity vs connection? An inside story of tech4governance in The Philippines

August 4, 2016 | Anastasia-Areti Gavrili

Recently, I visited a Making All Voices Count partner in Manila and learned about the 'behind the scenes' story of Check My Barangay, a project that helps community members have a say in what projects their local government is funding.

Designed by the Affiliated Network for Social Accountability–EAP Foundation (ANSA–EAP), the project piloted a multi-platform approach, using a website, a mobile app and community meetings to give everyone equal access to the planning decisions of their barangay - the smallest political unit in the Philippines.

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