Community Work Programme: Evaluation of the OW Process

By  Gavin Andersson,

Community Work Programme:  Evaluation of the OW Process  Singizi 2010.

Context of the evaluation

  • Seriti is one of two implementing agents currently managing and implementing CWP.
  • Seriti is currently implementing CWP across 26 sites and has conducted 4 OWs since 2007 affecting 9 sites.
  • OWs have taken place in Munsieville, Bokfontein, Kwanda communities and Diepsloot.
  • The goal of OW is to impart organizational skills for community transformation and in this context its specific purpose is to enable communities to effectively implement the CWP.

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