Contact Type Organisation Nickname RULIV
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043 704 8800
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043 704 8822
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48 St James Road
East London, EC 5201
South Africa
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RULIV seeks to assist with building civil society organisations into viable and democratic community based organisations which can lobby for and take charge of their own development, be they urban or rural based organisations.
Ruliv mission is to strive for excellence in building expertise in the development and management of participatory agricultural and socio-economic development projects, including managing natural resources, providing strategic skills to assist municipalities and local development agencies to better implement and manage their community and economic development projects. RULIV’s mission is to identify promising practices within its work programmes which in turn can be documented and shared in the interests of efficient and effective service delivery in urban and rural development.
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Agriculture and Food Security, Civil Society Strengthening, Democracy and Governance, Rural Development
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Eastern Cape
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Eastern Cape
1. Implementing the SURUDEC programme (2009-2013), jointly funded by the EU and provincial OTP. The objective of the programme is to reduce poverty in rural communities in the Eastern Cape through the development and implementation of integrated community development plans. Some 18 projects sites are spread across the Eastern Cape province. 2. Leadership and Governance Training (DoH). RULIV was contracted by the NGO Co-ordinating Unit of the National Department of Health to conduct Leadership and Governance capacity building of NGOs involved in health-related work. The overall goal of the Leadership and Governance training was to contribute towards human dignity by improving quality of care through services delivered by recipient NGO’s, while striving to inculcate and uphold accountability for the use of public funds. 3. Emalahleni Crime Mapping Project. This project was aimed at reducing crime in the area by using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and conducting research into crime incidence in the area. The overall objective of the project was to contribute to safety and security in the area. The main towns are Lady Frere, Dordrecht and Indwe and they are situated within the Chris Hani District Municipality, Eastern Cape. The project identified crime hot spots, assessed the accessibility of police stations in the communities; examined the mobilisation of stakeholders to work together in improving criminal justice and also took into account the realignment of police station jurisdictions and expanding the Community Police Forum.
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