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ELECTIONS 2024: A BREAK WITH THE PAST?

ELECTIONS 2024: A BREAK WITH THE PAST?

Background Planact has convened a series of workshops as part of its broader work on promoting civic education to ensure that citizens are equipped with important information on the upcoming May elections and related processes. The workshops were held in Gauteng,...

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The Asivikelane HUBs Model

The Asivikelane HUBs Model

As our Asivikelane initiative enters its 4th year, we are changing the way we operate! An unstable VIP toilet in Thembelihle, JohannesburgRecycling in Kameeldrift. Asivikelane 2.0 will be built using multi-stakeholder platforms (Hubs) focusing on specific service...

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COOL CITIES LIVING LAB HEAT MAPPING CAMPAIGN

COOL CITIES LIVING LAB HEAT MAPPING CAMPAIGN

Planact will launch a heat mapping citizen scientist project on 5 March 2024 in partnership with the World Bank Africa, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs, the National Treasury of South Africa, and the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality.

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Community safety and security is a shared responsibility.

Community safety and security is a shared responsibility.

As part of the Social Employment Fund project – safety and security theme, 64 participants from safety teams in Wattville and Skoonplaas in the City of Ekurhuleni received training to enhance their ability to identify and mitigate potential safety risks in their communities.

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Citizen Science In Action In Mitigation Of City Warming

Citizen Science In Action In Mitigation Of City Warming

The year 2023 was the warmest on record and the warmest by far according to scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). South Africa’s temperature records bear this out and show an upward...

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Event – Roundtable Discussion on Informal Settlements

Event – Roundtable Discussion on Informal Settlements

On 20 November 2023, Planact in partnership with the City of Johannesburg hosted a successful roundtable discussion on digital addresses in informal settlements. Please find more information below: Presentations: Vincent Mkhwananzi - City of Johannesburg: Deputy...

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Social facilitation

Social facilitation

Planact facilitates community participation, mobilisation and agency on developmental projects in local government.

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Asivikelane (Let’s Protect One Another)

Asivikelane (Let’s Protect One Another)

The Asivikelane (Let’s Protect Each Other) initiative gives a voice to informal settlement residents in South Africa’s major cities who face severe basic service shortages. Planact is working with 25 Community Facilitators in nearly 50 informal settlement communities...

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Our past projects

Our past projects

Planact has implemented social accountability, encourages participatory democracy and participatory budgeting projects.

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Asivikelane

Asivikelane

The Asivikelane (Let’s Protect Each Other) initiative gives a voice to informal settlement residents in South Africa’s major cities who face severe basic service shortages. Planact is working with 25 Community Facilitators in nearly 50 informal settlement communities...

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Asset Based Community Livelihood Initiatives

Asset Based Community Livelihood Initiatives

This project aims to promote active participation of communities in driving their own development. This is done by assisting communities to identify and mobilize their assets to achieve their social and economic development aspirations and desired results. It also...

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