The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety is one of iRAP’s Lead Partners in the pilot phase of development and rollout of the Star Rating for Schools program.

In Cambodia, Cameroon, India, Kenya, Malaysia, and Nigeria, Alliance members have been testing the Star Rating for Schools app in different contexts, helping iRAP to build a picture of considerations and conditions that affect the app’s implementation and rollout globally. Star Rating for Schools was the assessment tool used on the recent Alliance Advocate training in Kenya. Advocates assessed the area around St. Dominic’s School, Nairobi, and found it to be one-star standard. The data was used to convince decision makers in Nairobi to improve safety around the school. Read more here. The 20 Advocates are now taking what they learned and replicating it in 13 African countries.

With members in more than 90 high-, medium-, and low-income countries across every continent except Antarctica, the Alliance and its members are well placed to test the app in a range of settings.

Read the full Alliance newsletter article here.