PesaCheck A Fact Checking Initiative in East Africa

Pesa is a Kiswahili word meaning money. Combined, PesaCheck literally means check money. With this in mind, PesaCheck is an East African fact-checking initiative that uses data to check the accuracy of public statements by government officials, the media, and other public figures to ensure that citizens have the best possible information for decision-making.

PesaCheck is supported by International Budget Partnership and Code for Africa affiliates in Kenya, Tanzania & Uganda, with a focus on key development areas. These include:

  • Health / Welfare
  • Water / Sanitation
  • Education
  • Rural Development

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