A social audit is another social accountability tool that ????? can be used to monitor the performance of public sector institutions. As its name might imply, a social audit collects information on resources, analyzes it, and shares it publicly.
However, beyond an analysis of costs and finances, a social audit is most concerned with how resources are used to achieve social objectives.
Here, we’ll look at the basic building blocks, or process steps, involved in preparing and implementing a successful social audit. Using case studies, we’ll ask you to look critically at some frequent challenges and benefits of using the social audit as a tool.
Learning objectives By the end of this module you will:
|Define the social audit as a social accountability tool and explain its central concern and ?????a?? purpose|
|Describe the six steps involved in implementing a social audit|