Smart Vote is committed to the deepening of democratic culture in Kenya and East African region through enhancement of electoral integrity, civic education, issue based politics, inclusive democratic governance, active citizenship, promotion of transparent and accountable institutions, respect for human rights, appreciation of pluralism, legislative strengthening, gender mainstreaming and participatory devolved development.
Working and fair democratic culture in Kenya and East African countries responsive to the aspirations of citizens.
• Advocating for tools of democratic integrity
• Civic education
• Promoting democratic values in Kenyan citizens
Program example – Civic education:
Just last month, SVI went into IDP camps to speak with families and offer education about the upcoming election and the issues involved. Making sure people are informed is the only way a democracy can survive, and SVI is dedicated to ensuring every Kenyan is capable of making their own, informed choice.