About Us

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AnswertheCall Community Economic Development NPC (AnswertheCall-CED) was formed in 2014 to contribute towards the improvement of community social and economic well-being through properly structured and executed strategies and interventions.

AnswertheCall is registered as a Non-Profit Company with the CIPC (registration number 2014/150359/08.).  Our organisation is also registered as a non-profit organization (NPO) with the Department of Social Development (DSD), registration number 146-111.  The registration certificate can be found here.

The Constitution of AnswerheCall-CED has been lodged with the DSD and can be found here.

AnswertheCall-CED has premises in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape.  In addition, through our network of partners, we are able to service communities in any part of the country.

Our Objectives

Our  main objectives are to:

  1. Build technical and entrepreneurship skills and capacity within communities, thereby enhancing job creation, service delivery and economic growth.
  2. Promote Culture, Heritage and Indigenous Knowledge as engines for development within communities.


AnswertheCall-CED has forged collaborative relationships with the following:

  1. Corporate Organisations (through their Corporate Social Investment programmes); and,
  2. Local Government (through their Local Economic Development programmes).


Skills & Capacity Building

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Promoting the ‘capacity’ of local communities to develop, implement and sustain their own solutions to problems

Socio Economic Development

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Efforts are channeled into key projects seen as critical to improving the lives of vulnerable individuals and…

Indigenous Knowledge

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IKS speaks to efforts to evoke an African Renaissance to address challenges of capacity and capability in the continent.