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A Decade of Impact!

Launched in 2012, Connected Development (CODE), Nigeria’s leading civil society organization, has worked to improve public governance in Nigeria and across Africa by empowering marginalized communities to demand high levels of accountability and transparency from the government. 

Through its Follow The Money (FTM) Initiative; Africa’s largest citizen-led social accountability network, CODE has successfully directly impacted millions of lives across Africa, enabling citizens to demand better from their government and directly influencing government policy to ensure public funds work for public good.

Over $2billion

tracked since 2012

Over 10million

lives impacted since 2012

*Number of awards/Grants received*

In 2016, CODE won the ONE Africa Award which recognizes, rewards, and advances the exceptional work of Africa-based organizations; dedicated to helping the continent achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. dedicated to helping the continent achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. during the Council of Europe’s World Forum for Democracy 2019 in Strasbourg, France, FollowtheMoney won the Democracy Innovation Award.

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Location: Abuja, Nigeria Organizational Background Connected Development [CODE] is a non-government organisation [NGO] whose mission is to empower marginalized communities in Africa. We strengthen local communities by creating platforms for...

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