SOUTH AFRICAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Developing your community to become self-sustainable
- Community development is a process where community members come together to take collective action and generate solutions to common problems, typically aiming to build stronger and more resilient local communities.
- Community development promotes participation, sustainable development, rights, economic opportunity, equality, social justice, education and empowerment of people within their communities.
- Community development seeks to empower individuals and groups of people with the skills they need to effect change within their communities. These skills are often created through the formation of social groups working for a common agenda.