Why Masakhane Campaign
Masakhane came into being as a national campaign aiming at encouraging community members to pay for services rendered by municipalities. It is now an outreach programme that promotes and strengthens communication between the municipality and citizens. This further encourages interaction between elected representatives and the community.
What does Masakhane Campaign entail?
Masakhane ensures that communities understand council programmes and know their responsibilities towards the municipality. This is done by organizing a series of road-shows that take place over weekends. Different departmental representatives attend these road-shows and make presentations to the community. The community in turn raises questions and concerns around service delivery. Issues raised are referred to relevant department for actioning