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
  1. Offering a door to door service in their communities
  2. Providing information about government services
  3. Assist with disaster mitigation
  4. Promoting government campaigns