Civil Society Grant Facility

Posted On: August 6th, 2021

Name of CSO Bhutan Transparency Initiative
Amount 1,275,000
Duration 6 Months
Dzongkhag Thimphu

Objectives of the project

  • To develop the capacity of the residents of Babesa-Simtokha and Olakha-Changzamtog Demkhongs to engage in local governance;
  • To induce Thimphu Thromde Administration to enhance inclusive, participatory, transparent and responsive governance in public service delivery

Target groups/ final beneficiaries    

  • 60% of the residents engaging in the project will be women/youth/vulnerable people.
  • Residents and Tshogpas of the project area
  • Members of the Committee of Concerned Citizens

Estimated results

  • 1 Citizen Participatory Audit (CPA) training module/manual
  • 1 CPA report on two services
  • 1 workshop to present the CPA report
  • 1 public hearing report
  • 1 project completion report
  • 1 workshop report on experience sharing and reactions/actions by the residents of other 5 Demkhongs

Main activities

  • Introductory workshop on social accountability tools and their applications
  • Production of Citizens Participatory Audit (CPA) training module/manual in collaboration with RAA
  • Public Hearing on CPA report
  • Preparing and signing of the MoU between the 2 CCCs and Thromde
  • Knowledge sharing on the experiences from the CPA
  • Production and publication of workshop report