The roles and impact of the community development workers:

  • The role of CDW’s is to provide active information to the community
  • Collect information on needs, problems and opportunities
  • Identifies resource persons and organizations that can add value to government programmes
  • Facilitate implementation coordination of intergovernmental programmes
  • Facilitate ongoing liaison with three spheres of Government
  • Assist with HIV/AIDS programmes
  • Assists in implementing the Government’s mandate

CDW’s have made a difference to lives of ordinary citizens through

  • Offering a door to door service in their communities
  • Providing information about government services
  • Assist with disaster mitigation
  • Promoting government campaigns