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Connected Development Initiative

Abuja, Nigeria

Connected Development Initiative was awarded $361,448 between 2017 and 2019, including 3 grants in On Nigeria.

$11,000

2019 • 2 months • On Nigeria

Formed in 2012, Connected Development Initiative (CODE) is a Nigerian nonprofit with the mission to empower marginalized communities with information to demand effective use of resources and accountability. The award supports three Connected Development Staffers to attend the 2019 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Global Festival of Action (GFoA) Conference and Awards. At the conference, CODE presents its work on using technology to track education resources, and shares policy lessons and outcomes in community mobilization. The expected outcome is an improved understanding of how new media and technology can be used to advance governance and accountability.

$448

2019 • 2 months • On Nigeria

Formed in 2012, Connected Development Initiative (CODE) is a Nigerian nonprofit with the mission to empower marginalized communities with information to demand effective use of resources and accountability. The award supports three CODE staffers to attend the fifth annual Impacts of Civic Technology Conference (TICTeC). The expected outcome is an improved understanding of how new media and technology can be used to advance governance and accountability.

$350,000

2017 • 3 years • On Nigeria

Formed in 2012, Connected Development Initiative (CODE) is a Nigerian nonprofit with the mission to empower marginalized communities with information to demand effective use of resources and accountability.  With this award, CODE monitors and advocates for accountability in the flow and use of the Universal Basic Education Commission funds in Kaduna State. Using lessons learned and tools tested in their earlier Follow the Money project, CODE uses community-driven campaigns to raise awareness and trains community groups to track and monitor the flow and use of funds. The project is expected to strengthen community structures for accountability and complement existing On Nigeria education accountability efforts. This award is part of a larger package of complementary awards that is expected to increase transparency in education finances in select states, strengthen local accountability practices, and contribute to a reduction in corruption.

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