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Art and Theatre towards a peaceful coexistence

International Peace Day 2023

Actions for Peace

International Youth Day 2023

Green Skills for Youth: Towards a Sustainable World

Election Day 2022

Election observation by accredited observers

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Who we are

The County Governance Watch (CGW) is a registered Non- Governmental Organization (NGO), whose purpose is to provide solutions for socio-economic, sustainable development processes, peace and security in the counties of Kenya by offering platforms for engagement between the citizens and their leaders by educating, training and building the capacity of citizens and County Government officers; together with other stakeholders in strengthening county governance processes and enhancing opportunities for public participation and influencing decision-making processes of their affairs and resources.

Our Presence

County Governance Watch has a presence in about 33 counties where it has direct engagements with them through partners and various citizen groups are known as Citizen Action Groups (CAGs), county governments.

Our Strategies

We aim at enhancing public participation dialogues in informing collective action toward county policy formulation and implementation in access to information, knowledge generation, and management for prosperous Counties to deliver services.

Our Values

To enhance citizen participation  for effective, quality service delivery and sustainable development. We are guided by transparency, accountability, integrity, social justice and democracy, teamwork, training, technical assistance, and capacity building

Thematic Areas

Devolution & County Participation

Defend My Future Campaign

Human Security and security sector reforms

Research, Reflection, and Policy Advocacy

County Election Dialogues 

Youth and Governance

Our Partners

A duly registered Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) vide number OP.218/051/15- 052/9805


(+254) 720 576 696