Partnerships for Social Accountability

Partnerships for Social Accountability © 2009 Tim Freccia/CARE

CARE is a global partner in the World Bank's Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA).

In Bangladesh, CARE is also one of just two organisations that were awarded grants to support the capacity of citizens to participate at the local level in participatory budgeting and to monitor the use of decentralised government funds.

In Malawi, CARE is one of two organisations that were awarded grants to address teachers' absenteeism and corruption in schools, using mobile technology (cell phone and IT platform) and community score cards as tools to improve accountability.

  • Countries: Bangladesh, Malawi
  • Area: National
  • Start Date: January 2014
  • End Date: August 2017
  • Donor: World Bank
  • Funding Total: $645,000 (Bangladesh); $950,000 (Malawi)

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