The Uganda Contracts Monitoring Coalition (UCMC) is a non partisan multi-stakeholders’ initiative established to promote contract performance through promoting transparency, participatory approaches and accountability in the planning, bidding, awarding, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Contracts. UCMC is a voluntary, charitable and not for profit loose network.  It is a part of an Africa-wide movement to promote transparency and accountability in the development and implementation of public contracts.

UCMC is a loose network of civil society organizations, public and private sector actors, the media and other stakeholders that aspire to promote contract performance and value for money for the people of Uganda. The coalition is organized around seven clusters that represent thematic area priorities i.e. Education, Health, Works and Transport, Water and Environment, Agriculture, Energy and Extractives and ICT. The coalition is currently supported by the World Bank Institute (WBI).

MISSION

The mission of UCMC is "A transparent and accountability public procurement system transforming the quality of life of the majority Ugandans."

OBJECTIVES

1.  To create a multi-stakeholders’ platform for members to share information, plan, and strategize together for joint advocacy on contract performance and service delivery.

2.  To build the capacity of member organizations of the Coalition in contracts monitoring through training and information sharing.

3.  To undertake monitoring of public service delivery contracts by applying a wide range of tools that involve the citizens and services users.

4.  To coordinate fundraising efforts and mobilize financial and other resources that enable members of the Coalition undertake contract monitoring activities.