Making Progress Together / Ngokubambisana Siqhubekela Phambili

uMngeni Contacts

Location

Cnr Dicks & Somme Streets,
Howick, Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Economic Development and Planning

Communication Unit

Communication Unit

Special programmes unit
  • • Advocating for the vulnerable groups i.e. gender, senior citizens and people with disabilities
  • • Advising the municipality on addressing issues of the vulnerable groups e.g. development of policies, strategic documents
  • • Co-ordinating and implementing all municipal programs relating to the vulnerable groups
  • • Mainstreaming issues of the vulnerable groups into all municipal processes and programmes
  • • Ensuring compliance on all prescribed legislation
Objectives
  • • To accelerate a municipal response towards issues of the vulnerable groups
  • • To mainstream issues of the vulnerable groups into all municipal processes and programmes
Objectives
  • • Education and training
  • • Economic Participation
  • • Welfare and community development
  • • Health and promotion
  • • Coordinating with municipal wards
  • • Coordinating with all Government Spheres
Principles
  • • Accountability
  • • Dignity
  • • Participation
  • • Empowerment
  • • Equity
  • • Human Rights
  • • Partnership
  • • Relevance
  • • Transformation
Programmes
  • • People with Disabilities
  • • Gender Equality and Women Empowerment
  • • Senior Citizens
  • • Mayoral Stakeholders forum
  • • Back to School Campaign
Women
  • • Women's Month Celebration
  • • 16 Days of Activism and No Violence against Women and Childrent
  • • Capacity Building Programmes for Women
  • • Exhibition skills for women in business
  • • Widowhood rights
Senior Citizens
  • • Establishment of Senior citizens Forum
  • • Facilitate the formation of luncheon clubs
  • • Golden Games
  • • Respect and Recognition for Senior Citizens
  • • Social Support
  • • Active living and community participation
  • • Transport
  • • Health and well-being
  • • Information and communication
  • • Senior Citizens Parliamen
  • • Advocacy and influence
  • • Older person's conference
Mayoral Stakeholders Forum
  • • Co-ordination and facilitation of all programmes
  • • Promoting linkages enhancing working relationships amongst the stakeholders
  • • Encourages Co-operation
Back to School campaign
  • • Distribution of school uniforms to needy children
  • • Prayer for matric pupils
Structures
  • • Special Programmes Forum (Disability, Senior Citizens and Women)
  • • Stakeholders Forum