Mission

 

Mission

The Democracy Development Program (DDP) aims to deepen the practice of democracy in South Africa. We build strong and active communities that can hold those in power to account. Since our beginning in 1993 we have achieved this mission by:
  • Encouraging citizen engagement with burning issues in politics and development.
  • Holding public and political forums that encourage peaceful and constructive dialogue.
  • Providing democracy education.
  • Observing elections.
  • Strengthening civil society and community voices.
  • Building functional and effective relationships between communities and local government.