Project Description

GrassRoot

Grassroot enables communities in South Africa to give effect to participatory democracy by building and deploying simple technology and connecting it to ongoing field work.

Ground-up Manifestos

ABOUT THE PROJECT

Grassroot will:

  • Pilot a new approach for connecting national media around elections and on the ground reality.
  • Initiate experiments with field work aspects on voter education and interested community radio stations.
  • Work with several of the communities to develop a community specific manifesto which they can present to visiting politician
  • Launch the “recall” (being able to remove local councilors) campaign

ACHIEVEMENTS/PROJECT ROLE OUT/ACTIVITES TO DATE

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