Centre for Community Organization and Development – CCODE (Ended)

Status: Ended

Project Title: Activating Urban Poor Community Voice in Planning and Governance for Responsive Urban Development

Location: Blantyre and Lilongwe

Grant Amount: £131,624

Project Duration:  2 years 3 Months

End Date: 31st January, 2015

The project aims to develop a critical mass of organized urban and poor communities that understand their settlement issues and uses evidence to influence service delivery, ensure responsive urban planning and development as well as enhance accountability and transparency of resource wielding authorities.

Result areas:

  • Increased social cohesion and organization of the urban poor through functioning relationships with the local council.
  • Urban poor communities with improved access to information on rights entitlements and responsibilities in the city;
  • Increased commitment and resource allocation to community priorities and transparency of resource wielding authorities.

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