Our Vision

To mobilise citizen action for positive change in society which encourages co-creating a world of possibilities.

What we do

The Democracy Development Program aims to deepen the practice of democracy in South Africa.

We build strong and active communities that can hold those in power to account.

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Process & Product

We live & reflect core values:
Ubuntu; Commitment & mutual benefit; Equity and respect; Communication; Accountability; Professionalism.

Accompaniment is our process. Community is our product.

How we do it

We walk with communities and organisations to provide the support they need for their strength and development.

We’re involved in their lives for a long term. Sharing with them ideas, information, skills, knowledge and opportunities for joint work.

Latest News
  • DDP LAND QUESTION FORUM Unpacking the agenda of land for civil society in post-apartheid South Africa.
  • Changing the World - One Story at a Time Our country is gearing up for the 2019 election and so predictably, the seeds of division are being sown. Racist rhetoric, polarisation, distortion of facts and even hate speech are going to be the order of the day for the next 12 to 18 months. This sets us back in our efforts to bring healing and restoration to our democracy. But there is a simple antidote that each of us can employ.
  • NPO'S BOARD GOVERNANCE AND FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY The Role of Boards and Board Members in the Civil Society Sector