Twaweza means “we can make it happen” in Swahili. Twaweza works on enabling children to learn, citizens to exercise agency and governments to be more open and responsive in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. We have programs, staff and offices across all three countries, and a world respected practice of learning, monitoring and evaluation. Our flagship programs include Uwezo, Africa’s largest annual citizen assessment to assess children’s learning levels across hundreds of thousands of households, and Sauti za Wananchi, Africa’s first nationally representative mobile phone survey. We undertake effective public and policy engagement, through powerful media partnerships and global leadership of initiatives such as the Open Government Partnership
VoicesAfrica is an online research company that offers a full suite of services. Our solutions are available to organisations located anywhere in the world.
As a leader in Africa, we understand the continents people and markets – in and out. It is this experience that makes us a capable research partner for companies around the world.
Our edge lies in the reach we give you into a new and previously un-reached market. When you work with us, this previously unreachable market is accessible at the simple click of a mouse.
Delivery of all our services is guaranteed by a well managed, technology driven process you can rely on, globally.
The primary objective of the cluster is to ensure that affected people have safe, equitable, and sustainable access to sufficient quantity of water for drinking, cooking, and personal and domestic hygiene.
WASHwatch is as an online platform for consolidating monitoring of WASH commitments. Government and donor commitments made to WASH are publicly presented and monitored, and commented on by civil society. All WASHwatch monitoring criteria are objective, transparent and easily comparable against data sets across countries. With detailed data presenting in an easy to understand format, WASHwatch provides civil society with tools to collaborate, communicate and inform policy.
The Water Point Data Exchange (WPDx) is the global platform for sharing water point data. By establishing a platform for sharing water point data throughout the global water sector, WPDx will add value to the data already being collected. Through bringing together diverse data sets, the water sector can establish an unprecedented understanding of water services. Sharing this data has the potential to improve water access for millions of people as a result of better information available to governments, service providers, researchers, NGOs, and others.
WFP is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience. Each year, WFP assists some 80 million people in around 75 countries.
The world is really poorly addressed.
This is costly & annoying in some developed countries, but around the world it hampers the growth and development of nations, ultimately costing lives.
what3words is a unique combination of 3 words that identifies a 3mx3m square. Anywhere on the planet. It's far more accurate than a postal address and it's much easier to remember, use ∓ share than a set of GPS co-ordinates.
It's a tiny piece of code that works across platforms & devices, in multiple languages. It works offline, where there is no data connection and it works with voice recognition.
Get our API, SDK, code & coordinate batch converters at developer.what3words.com
WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable. Our goal is to ensure that a billion more people have universal health coverage, to protect a billion more people from health emergencies, and provide a further billion people with better health and well-being. We are building a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working with 194 Member States, across six regions, and from more than 150 offices, WHO staff are united in a shared commitment to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere. Together we strive to combat diseases – communicable diseases like influenza and HIV, and noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease. We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need.
World Resources Institute (WRI) is a global research organization that spans more than 50 countries, with offices in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, and the United States. WRI’s mission is to move human society to live in ways that protect Earth’s environment and its capacity to provide for the needs and aspirations of current and future generations. WRI's work focuses on six thematic areas: climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities.
The WorldPop project was initiated in October 2013 to combine the AfriPop, AsiaPop and AmeriPop population mapping projects. It aims to provide an open access archive of spatial demographic datasets for Central and South America, Africa and Asia to support development, disaster response and health applications. The methods used are designed with full open access and operational application in mind, using transparent, fully documented and peer-reviewed methods to produce easily updatable maps with accompanying metadata and measures of uncertainty
At Xchange, we believe in the power of data to transform public perception on human migration. We dig beyond the headlines to add meaning to numbers and advocate for better knowledge of migration through freely available data visualisation and analysis, as well as in-depth research and reports. Our data is the summary of thousands of individual journeys. Our goal is to cast a spotlight on the information gaps found along the main migratory routes for the benefit of all, not least migrants themselves. As our name suggests, we are eager to work with a wide spectrum of stakeholders, sources, ideas and solutions. We believe that through the exchange of migration-specific research and data, we can generate greater awareness of the phenomenon of human migration. We aspire to turn data into insight, and insight into action