Why a Community Council in our village or Town?
à A single entity to promote the welfare of the entire community.
à To unite the community and rekindle a spirit of community service, neighbourliness and self-reliance.
à To identify the current and future needs of our village.
To plan to address these current and future needs.
à To get everybody working together to make our village/town a better place for all the community.
- Community Councils are non-denominational and non Political.
- Community Councils are socially inclusive
Community Representation and Local Accountability.
Increases a community’s capacity to take control of its own development
Totally inclusive and involves all members of the community
Completely responsive to local needs
Increases the community’s potential to access funding for development projects
Provides greater legitimacy and credibility to a community when dealing with government
departments and funding agencies