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This is a working document which will change as things develop on the ground. 

URGENT IEBC ISSUES: Contact Kawive and Regina of CRECO through the CRECO supervisor at the iHub.

Verification for Uchaguzi Kenya 2013 happens at two levels.

 1st level of verification with two key partners

  1. The CRECO network through the CRECO verification team stationed at the iHub.
    1. Coverage: nationwide
    2. CRECO are part of the core Uchaguzi Partnership. They have 4 people in each constituency countrywide, 1 supervisor and 3 observers, a total of 1160 people.
    3. Contact Method: We have the names and numbers of these people and the CRECO verification team will be responsible for making the phone calls.
  2.  Kenya National Commission of Human Rights
    1. Kenya National Commission of Human Rights has deployed teams throughout the country focusing on the main hotspots. 
    2. Coverage: Monitors in key hotspot areas + Emergency situation room with nationwide reach
    3. We have direct access to their monitors via mobile phone and also to the KNCHR situation room.

2nd level of verification: Local verification with partners

We have built partnerships in local partners are organized in the same way (and in many cases) according to the Kenyan Contingency Planning Coordination Hubs. Our partnerships are concentrated on identified hotspot areas.




North Rift – Eldoret Hub

 Counties covered: Trans Nzoia, Uasin Gishu, Nandi, Elgeyo/Marakwet

 Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Mercy Corps.

Contact method: Mercy Corps teams have been trained and are active on the Uchaguzi platform and will sit in the verification team. Mercy Corps will verify reports in their region and update on action taken through the “Actionable” section of the report.

Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Kenya National Commission for Human Rights

Contact method: We have the phone numbers and location of KNCHR monitors in the field. In addition we have direct phone links to their election situation room.

South Rift – Nakuru Hub

Counties covered: Kericho, Bomet, Narok, Nakuru, Baringo

 Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Mercy Corps.

Contact method: Mercy Corps teams have been trained and are active on the Uchaguzi platform and will sit in the verification team. Mercy Corps will verify reports in their region and update on action taken through the “Actionable” section of the report.

Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Kenya National Commission for Human Rights

Contact method: We have the phone numbers and location of KNCHR monitors in the field. In addition we have direct phone links to their election situation room.

Nairobi Hub

Counties: Nairobi County specifically informal settlements

Nairobi Uchaguzi Verification Partners

Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Kenya National Commission for Human Rights

Contact method: We have the phone numbers and location of KNCHR monitors in the field. In addition we have direct phone links to their election situation room.

Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Map Kibera

Contact method: Trained and active in the platform, presence at iHub Situation Room

Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: CHF

Contact method: We have the phone numbers and location of CHF monitors in the field. In addition we have direct phone links to their headquarters

 Uchaguzi Local Verification Partner: Kenya National Commission for Human Rights

Contact method: We have the phone numbers and location of KNCHR monitors in the field. In addition we have direct phone links to their election situation room.

Mombasa Hub  

The Mombasa operational hub covers all the counties of Kilifi (Malindi), Kwale, Lamu, Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Tana River

Kilifi (Malindi), Kwale, Lamu, Mombasa, Taita Taveta, Tana River
Uchaguzi Verification Partners: Kecosce

Contact method: We have the phone numbers and location of KECOSCE monitors in the field. In addition we have direct phone links to their headquarters

Uchaguzi Verification Partners: World Vision: 

Contact method: We have direct access to the World Vision emergency situation room with direct links to all their monitors.