Promise Tracker

Emilie Reiser

Promise Tracker is a citizen-monitoring platform designed to help communities track issues they care about and use that information to advocate for change with local government, institutions or the press. Using a simple web application, community groups can design a mobile phone-based survey, distribute the survey to community members’ phones, collect data using a mobile app, visualize it on a map, and use the resulting data to advocate for change. We are currently partnering with civil society groups, universities, and government oversight agencies in Brazil who are implementing  Promise Tracker as part of multi-sector alliances to monitor public spending and services.  Key collaborators include: