CIOG Kenya is a non-profit that seeks to transform citizens’ lives through effective public financial management (PFM). Through research and experimentation, the organization seeks to establish and promote scaling of good PFM and governance practice in Kenya. CIOG Kenya’s mandate is to create a platform for partnerships and to develop the capacity of stakeholders engaged in the public finance sector to positively influence public finance management practices. CIOG Kenya proactively works with organized groups of citizens, government and other non-state actors to advance its agenda.
Effective public service delivery and community transformation result from prudent management of public finances and government openness.
We envision a strong partnership among stakeholders with a shared agenda of transforming communities by aligning government priorities to citizen’s needs
Build a community of open government practitioners by inculcating the culture and values of government openness among state and non-state actors.
Strengthen state and non-state partner capacity and create avenues for fostering accountable and transparent decision-making ecosystem.
Empower communities to meaningfully participate in decision making and, to align government priorities to their needs and preference.
Enhance communities’ oversight role by strengthening their capacity to objectively and rationally demand government accountability on service access and quality.
Generate and make accessible evidence-based information to support stakeholder engagement in public finances advocacy.
Our Core Values
CIOG Kenya’s core values below serve to guide and nurture inward and outward culture and practices. It serves as the lowest desired minimums in CIOG Kenya’s advocacy work.