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.
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.
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.
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
Devolution & County Participation
Defend My Future Campaign
Human Security and security sector reforms
Research, Reflection, and Policy Advocacy
County Election Dialogues
Youth and Governance
In a landmark effort, the Kenya National Action Plan II on United Nations...
Advancing Inclusivity, Public Participation, and Customer Service in...
Inclusivity for all! How PWDs continue to contribute to policy development and inclusion in the Democratic Governance of Kiambu County
In an inspiring gathering organized by County Governance Watch, on August...
Tabasamu Peace and Social Cohesion Sessions in Kibra and Mathare...