Analysis: Who Civil Society is Really Serving?


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Gatu Mbaria, Land Use Planner and contributor at AllAfrica, explains who civil society really serve in Kenya. He discusses how NGOs work to serve the Kenyan locals, though mostly funded by foreigners.

Mbaria asks, Who are NGOs accountable to? "Such organizations have almost unlimited powers because they are not accountable to any other authority apart from their foreign financiers."


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