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Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM)

ACFIM is a PanAfrican organisation founded in Uganda. The Vision is: A society where political leaders are responsive and accountable to citizens.

Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy

ACFIM is a coalition of civil society organisations that work together to contribute towards building electoral integrity for sustainable democracy by using research to promote openness, transparency, accountability and justice in management of public affairs. The organisation’s mission-critical places participation of the people in governance process is placed at the centre of all her interventions. ACFIM further believes that the reason Africa’s youthful population is restless is because governments have not addressed the call for economic and social justice, the two factors that are triggering the agitations.

The strategic priority areas are as follows:

Priority Area 1: Political Finance Monitoring

  1. a) Election and referenda campaign financing
  2. b) Flow of budget resources during pre-campaign and campaign period
  3. c) Compliance to the political finance legal framework
  4. d) Corporate/business electoral financing

Priority Area 2: Civic Engagement for Electoral Accountability

  1. a) Anti-vote buying campaigns targeting voters and politicians.
  2. b) Facilitate political engagements between voters and elected leaders.
  3. c) Training through The Political Finance Academy

Priority Area 3: Awareness Raising and Advocacy

  1. a) Research
  2. b) Symposiums and Youth Conventions
  3. c) Legal and Institutional Reforms

People Associated With This Organization

Henry Muguzi

Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM)
Joined March 2021
Interests: Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Policy Advocacy
Henry Muguzi is an expert on democratic governance and accountability in Africa. He is the Executive Director of Alliance for Campaign Finance Monitoring (ACFIM) – a PanAfrican Civil Society organisation founded in Uganda to electoral integrity for sustainable democracy. Muguzi specialises in Policy Analysis and Research as well as empowering ordinary people to meaningfully engage with people in power on issues of economic and social justice. He has authored a number of research publications including: Commercialization of Politics and captivity of State Institutions in Uganda, Impact of Unregulated Spending on Electoral Participants. He holds a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in Public Administration and Management and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and Public Administration).

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