Uchaguzi 2022 partners

Key Uchaguzi Partnerships

Ushahidi has built partnerships with local civil society organizations, official NGOs, governments, religious organizations and local election observation groups. We will be launching for the Kenya elections.

Partner list


National Council for Persons with Disability

Handling issues pertaining to accessibility during the election process

Baraza Media Lab/ Fumbua Initiative

Handling issues pertaining to fact-checking, verification and escalating fake news reports on social media

Electoral Law and Governance Institute for Africa (ELGIA)

Handling issues around constitutional democracy, good governance, human rights, and electoral process issues resolution

Transparency International Kenya

Handling issues around integrity, transparency, and accountability in electoral processes


Handling gender-responsive education about citizen’s constitutional rights and responsibilities in the election

Kenya Correspondents Association

Verification, gathering and disseminating news about major events in the country

Protection International - Kenya

Vulnerability assessment, protection management, and creation of a safe and enabling environment for Uchaguzi partners

Kenya Editors Guild

Monitoring verification and ethical journalism during Uchaguzi

Mathare Social Justice Centre (MSJC)

Verification of issues pertaining to human rights and social justice in informal settlements during the election

Map Kibera

Verification of issues pertaining to human rights and social justice in informal settlements during the election

Mzalendo Trust

Information sharing and monitoring public participation in the elections

ACT!(Act Change Transform)

Handling peacebuilding and monitoring/countering violent extremism during the elections

Centre for Multiparty Democracy, CMD-Kenya

Handling issues relating to political parties and political reconciliation

The Sentinel Project

Research on misinformation and fake news

Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO)

Election monitoring, and escalation on issues relating to human rights, governance, and democracy

Independent Medico Legal Unit

Response and escalation for medical emergencies

Elections Observation Group (ELOG)

Verification and escalation of observer reports during elections

Communications Authority of Kenya

Escalation of issues pertaining to hate speech and ethical journalism on media

iHub Kenya

Hosting election situation room

NOTE: Official partners will have backend access to the platform via trained participants during Uchaguzi. We will work with them for verification and feedback. They are not given veto rights over content. Unofficial partners are welcome to send information to the platform. They are not provided backend access to the platform. We may work with partners to verify and provide feedback to the platform.

The Kenyan Elections are scheduled for August 9, 2022

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