Introducing akiliPoll – a Civic Start-up with a big ambition
Meet the latest civic start-up from Co-creation Hub Nigeria; akiliPoll.
akiliPoll is a social platform focused on enlightening a new crop of Civic Actors to drive Africa’s Growth Through Fact-Based Conversations. The start-up will deploy far-reaching tools in collating & presenting facts and engaging the average citizens on socio-economic and political issues through the:
- Design, development and administration of socio-economic and political polls aimed at gathering insights and intelligence on citizens perception and understanding of key governance issues
- Analysis, presentation and dissemination of insights gathered to broaden citizens perspectives on governance and social accountability in their society
- Engagement of citizens through conversations structured around the presented facts to elicit deeper interest in governance thus converting passive citizens to active citizens and ultimately spurring citizens to take informed actions
- Building partnerships with civil society organizations and other non-state actors to build on knowledge garnered through the platforms in accelerating transparency and accountability across Africa.
With an ambitious goal of running 2 polls/quarter, akiliPoll’s first poll is already generating interest in diverse quarters. “My Welfare – Nigerian” aims to assess the gap between national prosperity and individual welfare in Nigeria.
Check out their platform: http://akilipoll.com/ and help spark the conversation by taking the poll (5 multiple choice questions).
You can also show your support by liking their Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Akilipoll and follow them on twitter: @akiliPoll.
Let’s pull together to “Make All Voices Count” for a better and inclusive Africa.
‘Bosun Tijani (CEO and Co-founder, Co-creation Hub Nigeria)