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Holding Public Institutions To Account For Delivery Of Basic Services

Strategic Objective 3: Enhancing the capacity of women and youth living in poverty and exclusion to hold public institutions to account for delivery of basic services

We work to ensure that Public institutions improve access to quality basic services for people living in poverty and exclusion and to ensure that National and County Governments adopt progressive tax policies and reforms to increase cooperate revenue generation. We also work to ensure enhanced participation of youth living in poverty and exclusion in delivery of basic services through accountability-led processes.

Key Actions:
Facilitate integrated community based planning for influencing county plans for gender-sensitive basic service delivery
Facilitate formation and strengthening of  Citizen’s County Forums 
Building women and youth capacity in leadership and governance
Support capacity strengthening of 16 counties in policy formulation and legislation and pro-poor budgeting
Strengthen social accountability movements and mechanisms for monitoring basic service delivery
Recognize, redistribute and reduce women’s unpaid care work at local, county and national level
Facilitate National Gender Equality Commission to develop the standards for women participation in planning and delivery of basic services 
Build capacity of School Management Committees (SMCs) and Community Projects Committees on their mandates and standards of service delivery.
Analysis for progressive corporate revenue generation and production of policy briefs to lobby key leaders and institutions
Youth-led public education on progressive corporate taxation 
Support community-led actions and mass mobilization of 50,000 people to influence the adoption of fair corporate taxation policies and practices at county and national level, effectively linking with national and international level through the tax justice campaign
Political education for 300 youth to influence decision making processes on basic services
Mobilize activista to advocate for basic service delivery in favor of people living in poverty and exclusion targeting at least 40,000 youths
Build capacity of 120 youth in leadership and social accountability processes
Linking activista efforts at county, national and international level 
Integrate and strengthen the Global Platform to spearhead work with the youth as outlined above


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