Gender - Health - Participatory Decision-Making - Public Service Delivery - Africa and the Middle East
Eyes and Ears to Improve Public Services
Nigeria / January 17, 2022
In the state of Kaduna, Nigeria, citizens act as the eyes and ears of the government to monitor public services and report the conditions of hospitals, schools, water and sanitation infrastructure, and more.
A concerned mother sent feedback via her mobile phone to government leaders so they could fix a healthcare clinic in her community so everyone, especially women, could have access to health services.
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