Dan Church Aid -DCA (Ended)

Status: Ended

Partner Organizations:

  • CCJP Lilongwe
  • Livingstonia Synod Church and Society
  • Public Affairs Committee
  • Association of Progressive Women
  • CCJP Chikhwawa

Project Title: Collaborative Action of FBOs and CSOs in Strengthening Local Governance in Selective Districts of Malawi

Location: Chitipa, Mzimba, Lilongwe, Dowa, Chikhwawa, Mwanza, Neno

Grant Amount: £513,248

Project Duration: 2 Years

End Date: 31st August, 2015

Goal:  Contributing to improved local governance that is inclusive, responsive and accountable to the interests and needs of the poor and marginalized people in Malawi.

Outcome: Meaningful engagement of the poor and marginalized people in local level decision making processes in the Districts of Chitipa, Mzimba Lilongwe, Dowa, Mwanza, Neno, and Chikhwawa by 2015

Results Areas:

  • Local Government Act and Decentralization policy reviewed and proposed amendments submitted to the Law Commission & Ministry of Local Government respectively
  • Improved empowerment of the poor and marginalized to hold the local authorities, NGOs and other duty bearers accountable for quality service delivery


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