Project profile — Power Up: Women Shaping their Future with Technology

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Power Up: Women Shaping their Future with Technology - Overview
Oxfam Canada (XM-DAC-22501)
2017-03-28 - 2020-06-30
Country / region • Indonesia (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Democratic participation and civil society (15150) (60.00%)
• Government And Civil Society, General
Human rights (15160) (40.00%)
Policy marker • Participatory development and good governance (significant objective)
• Gender equality (principal objective)
• ICT as a tool for development (principal objective)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results


This initiative seeks to use innovative and accessible technology to empower citizens, particularly women and marginalized groups, in the province of Nusa Tenggara Barat, to engage in democratic decision making processes, improve their ability to access and understand information, and increase their ability to demand improved government accountability. The initiative’s innovative technology applications and platforms are developed through Voto Mobile. Project activities include: (1) developing a mobile phone and web based communication platform that will be both a source of information for stakeholders as well as a channel for the collection, analysis and sharing of data on citizen demands; (2) providing training to citizens and local government officials to increase their competencies with information technology applications and web platforms as well as good governance, transparency, gender equality, and budgeting processes; and (3) assisting village offices and district health staff to engage with citizens on village development and health issues and as administrators of the web platform. The project applies its various strengthening strategies in the area of health specifically in order to address the issue of high-risk pregnancies.

Expected results

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: (1) enhanced equitable and inclusive participation in village-based democratic decision-making processes, especially by women and marginalized groups, through the use of technology; (2) increased use of technology by people, especially women and marginalized groups, to hold their governments to account; (3) increased responsiveness of public institutions to the diverse needs and rights of people, especially women and marginalized groups, through the use of technology.



Original budget $0
Planned Disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
19-10-2020 Disbursement $130,612
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