Social audit team for Kitui projects released as trainings wrap up

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By Our Reporter

The team of twenty five which has been undertaking public participation training at Mwingi West has finally been released to go to the ground to do social audit to the County Government projects across the county, COUNTY DIARY reports.

The expert teams are sponsored by Ford Foundation and the Council of Governors and will be spearheading and undertaking public audit and social audit to the Kitui Government projects in the next four days.

The teams are expected to hand over their findings to project co- coordinator Mr. Mutemi, the County Public Participation director or Eratus Kioko who was the co facilitator before Wednesday.

The Ford Foundation, The Council of Governor’s and Kitui County government are working on capacity building framework aimed at training the locals and administrators on the existing legal and policy framework for inclusion of women and youth on Social Auditing, COUNTY DIARY has learnt.

The workshop brings on board all county ward administrators, village admins drawn from all 19 Wards, county top officials, Ford Foundation representatives, the National Taxpayer Association, Council of Governor’s representatives who are facilitating the ongoing trainings.

The programs began in Kitui and is being piloted in all the women-led counties in Kenya.

(COUNTY DIARY Editor Patrick Kimanzi contributed to this report from Mwingi. Email: pkimanzi@gmail.com)

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