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
  • ASONET SOCIAL COHESION WORKSHOP The workshop focused on the art of leading people through processes towards agreed-upon objectives in a manner that encourages participation, ownership, and creativity from all involved.
  • LYF INITIATIVE TO GET LIBRARY FOR COMMUNITY A community library campaign to clean up the space where the municipality is going to place the park home library, this campaign was supported by the community and the municipality.
  • Political Forum with Aubrey Matshiqi The Democracy Development Program held its last political forum for the year at the Diakonia Centre on 06 December. The forum was facilitated by renowned political analyst Aubrey Matshiqi whose focus was mostly on the upcoming ANC elective conference and exploring possibilities of how the outcomes of the conference might affect the country.