“Advocacy forums have helped us to monitor service delivery,” Mukwano Ssenyonjo

Leaders of rural advocacy forums have appealed to local citizens to initiate rural advocacy forums in their communities to improve service delivery monitoring for improved livelihoods. The leaders were discussing on ToroDev supported live radio discussion on Better FM called “The Listeners Forum” on 25th August, 2013. The 2 hour weekly radio program discusses issues […]

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Local citizens advocate for improved funding to health sector

Local citizens in the Rwenzori Region have advocated for improved government support to the health sector to improve the delivery of health services at the local level for improved livelihoods. “The president should have visited Buhinga Referral Hospital to see for himself the appalling conditions facing the hospital so that he can increase its support […]

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Online platforms improve participation of local citizens on radio

Mentors of Guide Radio FM in Kasese District have been able to use online platforms especially facebook and Ushahidi to engage with the local citizens and the local leaders discussing governance and service delivery issues for improved advocacy. “I opened up a platform called Rwenzururu Discussion Board that allows people to post issues concerning their […]

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Voice of Kamwenge journalists lobby for accountability programs

Radio mentors on Voice of Kamwenge used the mentorship skills acquired through the mentorship training by ToroDev in April 2011 and November 2012 to lobby for accountability programs on their radio station for improved service delivery monitoring in the district. “We used the skills that we acquired from ToroDev to lobby for accountability programs from […]

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Local citizens decry the passing of Public Order Management Bill

Local citizens in Kabarole District have described the passing of the Public Order Management Bill 2013 (POMB) by Uganda Parliament in August 2013 as unfortunate since it infringes of the constitutional rights of the local citizens. POMB is waiting the president’s approval (widely expected) before being made law.   “Public order management bill is undemocratic […]

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