UN Secretary-General listens to 1 Million Voices from MY World

SG with kid 1 million

People around the world call for better education, healthcare, honest and responsive government and jobs.  The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon presented today a new report “A Million Voices: The World We Want”. The report summarizes … Continue reading

Empowering citizens to achieve the MDGs: The Philippines’ top telecommunication companies unite to support Tingog 2015

tingog-3Launching parade of Tingog 2015 citizens feedback initiative in the Philippines, 2011

The Philippines’ top telecommunication companies unite to support Tingog 2015, an initiative that allows citizens to monitor social services through text messaging. The initiative is being piloted in Tabaco, Albay, the Philippines. (Manila, Philippines, November … Continue reading

Empowering Citizens through Tingog

When Rosemarie Burac, a resident of Barangay Fatima, Tabaco, was pregnant with her 3rd child, she contracted a whooping cough. She was referred to the municipal hospital, but when she got there, the doctor was … Continue reading

Tingog, A Helping Hand to Barangay Health Workers

Cecilia Regondola, 58 years old, of Barangay Agnas, has been a barangay health worker (BHW) for almost thirty years. She is grateful to Tingog because of the concrete changes it has brought about to the … Continue reading

Conspiracy Against Pupils: Case Study of Kibera Primary School

Background Kibera Primary school was founded in 1953. The school has a population of 2193 pupils and 28 teachers. The first sponsors to the school were returning Sudanese soldiers who had fought in the first … Continue reading

The Anti-Counterfeit Court Case

The Kenyan constitution guarantees the right to a life, right to health care services, adequate housing, food, clean and safe water, education, and social security. Central to the constitution is devolution of resources which guarantees … Continue reading

Samadhan Impact: Regularising hours and timings of village nutrition centre staff – Integrated Child Development Scheme

35-year-old Laxman Saunta and his wife, Daimoti, live in Kathapada village in Koraput District. They have a 7-year-old boy, Durhaya and a 4-year-old girl, Saita. Both husband and wife work as daily wage earners to … Continue reading

Samadhan Impact: Setting up a Primary School

35-year-old Sibaram Bandhia lives in the Bandhia Guda village of Koraput District. The village has 56 households with a population of 267. About 43 are children in the age group of 6 to 14 years. … Continue reading

Samadhan Impact: Allotment of Financial Assistance under Housing Scheme – Indira Awas Yojna

31-year-old Arath Takri lives happily with his wife, Sunita, in Tayaput village, Laxmipur Block of Koraput District. During the Palli Sabha (village meeting), his name was selected as one of the beneficiaries of the Indira … Continue reading

Payment of Wages Under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNEREGA)

Koraput District – Orissa, India –  Sadan Krishani a 29-year-old daily labourer lives with his wife and son in Chakarliguda village in Koraput, a tribal-populated remote district in the central Indian state of Orissa, where … Continue reading