The SASA programme
The SASA programme seeks to promote inclusive governance and human rights; strengthen agency towards gender equality; enhance civil society solidarity, networks, and movement building; and civil society’s organizational and programmatic capacity development in Kenya and Tanzania.
The programme envisages outcomes across four result areas during the grant period that contribute to the goals of empowering communities to build accountable and responsive governance structures and processes.
Programme result areas:
Result area 1: Promoting inclusive governance and human rights.
- Outcome: 1.1 Increased constructive dialogue between citizens and leaders.
Result area 2: Strengthening agency toward gender equality.
- Outcome: 2.1 Increased participation of women and youth leaders in dialogue with duty bearers and stakeholders.
Result area 3: Enhancing CSO networking, solidarity, and movement building.
- Outcome: 3.1 Spaces and platforms for collaboration and coordination are created and/or strengthened.
Result area 4: Capacity development of diverse civil society actors.
- Outcomes: 4.1 Civil society organizations and movements are sustainable.
Project name: Strengthen Agency for Social Accountability (SASA)
Programme goal: To support communities to build accountable and responsive governance structures and processes to right holders in Kenya and Tanzania.
Project budget: $1 million
Project period: 2 years
Funded by: Hewlett Foundation
Programme reach: Kenya (Nairobi County, Marsabit County, Wajir County) and Tanzania (Zanzibar Island and Dar es Salaam)
Target groups: Youth and women-led grassroot CSO's, underserved women and youth, duty bearers, sexual and gender minorities, human rights defenders, individual change makers.