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Mzalendo Overview

Mzalendo Relaunch 8th February 2012

Mzalendo officially relaunched on the 8th February 2012

Mzalendo Launch Press Release

Mzalendo Launch Presentation One (download Powerpoint)

Mzalendo Launch Presentation Two (download Powerpoint)

Mzalendo (‘Patriot’ in Swahili) is a non-partisan project started in 2005 whose mission is to ‘keep an eye on the Kenyan parliament.’ Mzalendo site seeks to promote greater public voice and enhance public participation in politics by providing relevant information about the National Assembly and Senate's activities.

In 2010 The Omidyar Network awarded funding to mySociety to provide technical and administrative support to Mzalendo to help relaunch the site, drawing upon their experience in building sites such as TheyWorkForYou.

There are a number of further pages with more detailed information:

  • Site FAQs straightforward answers to frequently asked questions about Mzalendo.com
  • Policies provides details of the policies adhered to by Mzaledno.com and those it expects its users to adhere to
  • Partners provides details of the partners involved in Mzalendo.com
  • Scorecard FAQs straightforward answers to frequently asked questions about the scorecards on Mzalendo.com
  • Contact provides details on how to contact Mzalendo.com