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.