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This section contains all publications produced by Twaweza. It also includes some produced by our partners. To access the publication click on the download link below each title. To access a summary click on 'read more'. Many of these are pdfs of hard copy materials or powerpoint presentations so check file size before you download.

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The challenges of public agency in public primary schooling: lessons from Kenya

The initiative, known as Husika, which translates into English as get involved, was born to bring together local level stakeholders (pupils, parents, teachers and leaders) to collectively find solutions to challenges facing the education sector in their communities using existing spaces and platforms (village barazas, parent meetings, school government).

Under less pressure? Kenyans' views and experiences on livelihoods and food security

Poor and less well educated households are much more likely to engage in livestock farming while wealthier and better educated households are more likely to be formally employed.

Twaweza Audited Financial Statements 2018

Twaweza's financial statements are subjected to independent audit each year. Once approved by the Board, these are disclosed to the public.

The Big Four Agenda: Kenyans' views on current public policy issues

Despite some positive indications in citizens’ views about corruption management, 8 out of 10 Kenyans (77%) cite corruption as the main reason why the government’s agenda may not succeed. Other factors are named by far fewer people (politics – 13%, bureaucracy – 5%). Nonetheless, 14% of Kenyans say that nothing will derail the agenda.

Banking, mobile money and taxes: Ugandans' experiences of and opinions on financial inclusion

A majority of citizens (79%) say that they think mobile money services are too expensive. This is compared to 3 out of 10 (32%) who said the same one year before. This coincides with the introduction of excise duty on mobile money transactions.

More food, less money: Ugandans' experiences and opinions on poverty and livelihoods

If given a cash injection of UGX 350,000 from the government, on average Ugandans are likely to spend close to half of it (44%) on starting or growing a business, 18% on agriculture and 13% on school fees.

Grading the nation? Kenyans' opinions on government, leadership and corruption

A majority of citizens (65%) say that the cost of living is the biggest problem facing their household. And seven out of ten Kenyans (71%) say they are not satisfied overall with the direction in which the country is heading; half of these blame economic issues for this view.
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