This programme is set to engage with, and influence actions at national level between communities and government on development planning projects and issues that are of prime concern for underprivileged communities.
Responsive Living Environments
This programme is set to engage with, and influence actions at city wide-level with the results correlating and or contributing to the national level and referencing the results to the communities.
Sustainable Livelihood Initiatives
This programme is set to engage with, and influence actions at community level with the results correlating and or contributing to the city-wide level and the national level.
Planact is a non-profit organisation, established in 1985 based in Johannesburg. We work on eliminating the exclusion of vulnerable communities in local government processes. Planact advocates for accountability of municipalities to their respective communities and promotes the inclusion of vulnerable communities in local government policy, processes and practice.
Planact’s aim is to develop a knowledgeable, active society with access to all resources, that is aware of its rights and responsibilities and, an accountable state with clear local government systems and procedures.
Theory of Change
of the Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Emalahleni municipalities
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.
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.
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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