From Big Ideas to Big Change

Over the past three years we have been fostering ideas with the potential for big change. Check out the development of two of our first projects since they started in 2012.

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Tracking Construction Companies

Irina Lazur - Program Director of the Centre for Transparency and Civic Engagement “PARTICIP” Moldova

Tracking Construction Companies

Buying a new home is a stressful process. In Moldova, however, an additional concern has buyers worried – the threat that the building construction company will disappear, taking their life savings with them.

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E-Participatory Budgeting

Elena Calistru - President & Co-founder of Funky Citizens, a newly established Romanian NGO Romania

E-Participatory Budgeting

Romanian citizens are not informed with regards to what happens with public money, even though the information is public and they have the necessary legal rights to participate to the process.

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Visual Data

Victor Akinwande & Olayiwola Bello - Student at the Faculty of Communication & Information Sciences and Lecturer, University of Ilorin, Nigeria

Visual Data

Many Nigerians with little or no knowledge of accounting and public finance are lost when they see a government budget (if they ever get to see one).

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No to Corruption at my School

Alexise Ouedraogo - Journalist working for the Union Nationale des Journalistes de Côte d’Ivoire

No to Corruption at my School

Making people aware of the problem is the first step towards having an impact corruption. Many people in Côte d’Ivoire don’t even see corruption for what it is – a serious social issue.

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Tell-it-True

Lawrence Yealue - The Accountability Lab, Liberia

Tell-it-True

Schools in Liberia suffer from a host of problems ranging from sex for grades to bribery to teacher absenteeism.

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Using Tech to Connect the Dots

Saed Karzoun - Journalist, CEO & Founder of Taghyeer, Palestine

Using Tech to Connect the Dots

A comprehensive training programme and social media campaign in Palestine to engage youth, government and media about transparency.

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Playing against Corruption

Rajel Boilil - Journalist, Mauritania

Playing against Corruption

In Mauritania, people aren’t always aware that corruption isn’t only political, but takes place in everyday life too.

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Health in the Hands of the People

Ayman Sabae - Partner of Shamseya for Community Health Solutions, Egypt

Health in the Hands of the People

The project uses citizens’ voices to encourage accountability in the health sector through the creation of quality indicators that are patient-centered, conceived by citizens, validated by experts and that can be monitored through community audits.

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Can Art Change the Game in the Arab World?

Islam Alzaini - Journalist and TV producer, Bahrain

Can Art Change the Game in the Arab World?

My project is a video and cartoons competition to engage youth on anti-corruption.

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FAENÓN: a 3D quest to understand politics

Paolo Rivas - BA in Political Science and Government, Peru

FAENÓN: a 3D quest to understand politics

FAENÓN is an innovative approach to citizen education through board games.

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Disclosure Today! Transparency on Demand

Margaret Rose - Attorney at Law and Founder of Disclosure Today!, Co-founder of the Caribbean Procurement Institute, Trinidad and Tobago

Disclosure Today! Transparency on Demand

The goal of DT! is to develop a public interest marketplace inspiring, empowering and connecting citizen activists with each other and with public interest lawyers and public authorities.

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