Technology

The project has incorporated the use of ICT for accountability having developed web and mobile based platforms for use by the target beneficiaries.

A4T ICT Platforms

A4T Mobile Application

The A4T mobile App is an innovative tool that helps citizens to monitor use of public funds at public primary schools and public health centres in Nairobi County.

 What does the App help users do?

What does the App help users do?

  • Budget Monitoring for public schools and health centres
  • Anonymously report complaints on corruption and maladministration
  • Know more about the Action for Transparency Project
  • Get notifications on important information about the A4T project
  • Track reports that you have made using the App
  • Give feedback to the project team
  • Get news feeds on activities and media information
  • Know your rights and responsibilities to safeguard your right to education and health
  • Watch informational videos on the A4T project

What information does the App have?

  1. Physical location for each institution
  2. Institution Populations groups
    • Education – Teacher: Student: Support Staff population
    • Health – Health Support Staff: Medical Doctors: Clinical Officers: Nurses: Pharmacists: Lab Technicians population
  3. Institution Budgets, Disbursement and Expenditures
    • Annual Budgeted Funds
    • Expenditure per vote head
  4. Institution Additional Supplementary Funding
    • Donations
    • National Government – Constituency Development Fund projects
    • Income generating projects/activities
    • Parents Contributions
    • User fees for health facilities

 

Track Report

Helps a user track a reported case for feedback from the A4T team. 

  • Enter your tracking code – RH-***
  • Track – turns red when you input the tracking code and a user is able to get the advice or assistance offered on the reported case.

Notifications

Helps the A4T team communicate to users on any updates made on the App or other information needing their attention.

  • Update users on improvements made on the App
  • Notify users on feedback for their reports including the tracking code to use for tracking the reports

Feedback

Helps users communicate with the A4T team by giving feedback on their use of the Ap and other relevant information relating to the project.

    • Write reviews of the App
    • Suggestions on improvements
    • Request more information on the A4T project

Rights

Helps users to know their rights and responsibilities in relation to safeguarding their right to Education and Health.

  • Constitutional and legislative provisions
  • National and County Government functions in relation to provision of Education and Health Services
  • About Corruption
  • Avenues for reporting corruption

About A4T

Helps users know more about the A4T project

  • Why we have the A4T project
  • How the A4T project is designed and implemented
  • the A4T project team does
  • How one can participate in the A4T project
  • About the A4T project partners

News Feed

Helps users get information about activities being implemented by the A4T project team

  • Articles on activities
  • Media articles published about the A4T project
  • Stories relating to corruption in the Education and Health Sectors

Videos

Helps users get links to useful videos on the A4T project

    • How to download and use the A4T App
    • Informational videos
            1. Select Institution – Select between a General Report or an Institutional Report
              • General Report – a case not relating institutions in the App
              • Institution Report – Choose a school or health centre you want to report on the App
            2. Case title – Give an appropriate title to the report
            3. Description – Write the details of the report answering: When did the action occur? Where did it happen? What happened? How did it happen(Evidence)? Attach evidence if applicable?
            4. Age group – select your age bracket
            5. Gender – Select your gender
            6. Constituency Name – Select your Constituency
            7. Submit report – when the submit button turns RED, you have filled all the required information and can submit the report.Activity videos

              How can you get the App on my phone?

              Available on google playstore and apple store which displays budgetary information for the targeted schools and health centres and provides a platform for reporting suspected corruption;

                • If you have an Android phone or tablet, go to Google Play Store – If you have an iPhone or iPad go to the Apple Store
                • Search Action for Transparency
                • Select the A4T App
                • Click on install and accept the installation
                • Once installation is complete, open the app
                • You may now start using the app

 

Flash Survey System

An SMS platform meant to reach out to members of the public who do not have smart phones or use feature phones and cannot download the A4T App;

  • Used as a monitoring tool for A4T public trainings
  • Used to register participants at A4T activities
  • To relay information relating to the A4T project to registered participants
    Registration on the Platform is done by sending a text starting with A4T (A4T-***) message to 40019.

    Register on the Platform today.

Mobile Toll Free No. 0800720721

Call us for free using a Safaricom line and talk to a lawyer or a TI-Kenya Officer on the no. 0800720721.

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