The Affiliated Network for Social Accountability-Cambodia is a local non-profit and independent NGO founded in 2015 that works to fight corruption, promote human welfare, and protect the rights of citizens through promoting good governance. ANSA Cambodia specializes in Social Accountability (SAc) approaches to achieve these goals, and promotes the application of SAc tools in local communities by community members to strengthen the relationship between citizens and their government.
Social Accountability (SAc) is the concept and practice of constructive engagement between citizens and their government; citizens monitor the government’s use of public resources to improve service delivery, protect their rights, and promote community welfare. Beyond monitoring, ANSA enables citizens to voice their issues and concerns through coalition building and the use of communication and media. With these methods, ANSA is able to influence public policy and improve public accountability. ANSA is known as the leading NGO that works to promote and practice of Social Accountability by enriching the community of practice (CoP) through co-creating and designing tools.