In 2017, Partnership for Transparency announced the opening of PTF-Africa, a legally independent affiliate, in South Africa. Through establishing a regional presence, PTF-Africa will better support PTF’s mission in the continent supporting active and inclusive citizenship.
After completion of a successful pilot program, the Citizen Action Platform (CAP) program in Uganda has moved into a transition phase. It has had a major impact on reducing corruption at the clinical level and demonstrated workable modalities well suited for reducing corruption at a national scale. We are expanding the program to new regions in 2017 with the goal of national penetration by the end of 2019.
In the past, projects in Africa have varied from preventing misappropriation of malaria medicines to increasing transparency in the local education system. In Cameroon, ASYOUSED applied a successful communication plan by distributing a “Development Corner” newsletter that clearly informed the community of the project’s goals. In Kenya, the ACT! developed regular in-country project monitoring of their efforts to reduce educational sector corruption.
Read more about the projects we’ve supported throughout Africa in the pages below.