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
  • ANC TO BLAME FOR CHAOS IN PARLIAMENT SAYS RESPECTED POLITICAL ANALYST. Respected political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi has blamed the African National Congress (ANC) for the chaos and violence in parliament. This emerged last week in a public forum that was hosted by civil society organisation, the Democracy Development Program (DDP) at Elangeni Hotel in Durban, where Matshiqi was the keynote speaker.
  • Youth Development Initiative This initiative was a multi stakeholder initiative which sought to combine practical learning elements and conversational engagement.
  • Celebrating Women In Style: National Women’s Day 2016 The KwaZulu Natal Civil Society Organisations Coalition (KZNCSOC) hosted its first annual women's day event to honour and celebrate women on their month.