Viwango is an independent Kenyan Civil Society Organization self-regulatory initiative. It exists to improve performance of CSOs through the promotion and application of minimum standards of excellence and voluntary independent certification.
Standards describe a minimum level of performance. Standards provide benchmarks and targets intended to stimulate a process of quality improvement , upholding of common values and higher level of accomplishments .
Viwango has developed a set of 60 indicators upon which organisations will be assessed. They are categorized in eight standards as follows: