Approach

USING A CITIZEN-LED APPROACH

Citizens ConnectNG is a platform for citizens to easily access information, engage , contribute in public initiatives, and advocate for effective public service delivery.

Our Vision

To build a nation of informed and active citizens that hold the Government to account for our common good.

Our Mission

To empower citizens with information and tools to participate in the Governance process and advocate for policies that improve peoples lives.

Who We Are

The Citizens Connect and Advice Centre is a non-profit that promotes citizens engagement and provides information to Citizens on a broad range of public service, social and civil rights issues to improve democratic accountability and Citizens participation in the decision-making process.

What We Do

We foster accountability and transparency in public service, using a hybrid approach involving civic innovation tools, web technology, and social media for information sharing, facilitating citizens discussion forums and offline meetings with Government representatives to develop policies and concrete actions that improve the lives of Citizens.

Our Programs

Civic Innovation

Employ the use of civic technology to improve public service delivery, combat corrupt practices, demand accountability and promote democratic Governance.

Civic Data mining

Leveraging open data for policy making and providing access to information for an Informed Citizenry

Citizens Engagement

Improve citizens’ participation in public decision-making through community forums and town hall meeting between Citizens and Government representatives.

Social Media for Good Governance

building online communities of active citizens, using social media platforms for Civic awareness, Electoral Education and conveying feedback to Government departments.

OUR PROGRAMS

Citizens Engagement

Improve citizens’ participation in public decision-making through community forums and town hall meeting between Citizens and Government representatives.

Social Media for Good Governance

building online communities of active citizens, using social media platforms for Civic awareness, Electoral Education and conveying feedback to Government departments.

Civic Innovation

Employ the use of civic technology to improve public service delivery, combat corrupt practices, demand accountability and promote democratic Governance.

Civic Data mining

Leveraging open data for policy making and providing access to information for an Informed Citizenry

SERVICES

Services

Surveys

Ask direct specific questions at your community

Consultations

Discuss your planned projects and policies with key stakeholders and citizens

Ideas

Gather Ideas from your community, and co-develop them into implementable projects.

Participatory Budget

Allocate part of your budget to projects proposed and chosen by the citizens.

Data Analytics

Gain deep insights into your community, including real-time participation and group sentiment

Citizen Advice

Know Your Rights and How to Access Benefits Available to you as a Citizen.

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Open Bills

Sponsor Bills and Sign Petitions.

Town Hall NG

Attend Town Hall Meetings with Your Rep. Have Direct Access to Your Representatives.

Report Magomago

Report Bribery and Poor Service