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A platform to connect people, networks and organisations for social change.


Active Citizenship is launching a virtual campaign on the 1 Dec - sharing positive stories and messages for 31 days -everyday we will have a different positive message with the hashtag
With all the negative words going around it stuck in people’s brain and influence behavior - we can change behavior if we spread more positive words

Join us as we spreading positive stories and messages


Active Citizenship lance une campagne virtuelle le 1er décembre - partager des histoires positives et des messages pendant 31 jours - chaque jour, nous aurons un message positif différent avec le hashtag
Avec tous les mots négatifs qui circulent dans le cerveau et influencent le comportement des gens - nous pouvons changer de comportement si nous répandons plus de mots positifs

Rejoignez-nous alors que nous diffusons des histoires et des messages positifs


Active citizenship iqala i iphulo ngomhla we 01 December 2017. Apho kuzathi kwabelwane ngamabali kunye nemiyalezo eyakhayo. Oku kuzakuthatha iintsuku ezingama -31. Sizakuthi sifumane imiyalezo eyakhayo kanye ngelanga. Sizakuthi sisebenzise i Hashtag#citizenskonnek.

Kuzo zonke izinto ezimbi ezingcwele indawo yonke kulula ukuba zihlale ezingqondweni zabantu zize zilawule indlela abantu abaziphatha ngayo. Sinakho ukuyitshintsha yonke le nto ukuba singasasaza amazwi awakhayo namnandi.

Si- joyine kweli phulo lokusasaza amabali kunye nemiyalezo eyakhayo


Active Citizenship beplan om ‘n veldtog op 1 Desember 2017 om stories en boodskappe met positiewe impak gedeel kan word. Vir 31 dae sal ons verskeie positiewe stories deel op #citizenskonnek.

Met al die negatiewe woorde wat rondgaan word mense se denke en dade negatief beinvloed. Ons kan d denke en dade verander deur positiewe stories en boodskappe op gemeenskaplike grondslag te deep

Kom ons neem hande en deel in d veldtog om positiewe stories en boodskappe te versprei


Izishoshovu zezakhamuzi ziqhakambisa umkhankaso usemqoka ozoba ngomhlaka 1 kuZibandlela- lapho kobe kunikwana khona imiyalezo nezingxoxo okuzothatha izinsuku ezingamashumi amathathu nanye- izinsuku zonke sizoba neziqubulo ezahlukene ezakhayo #citizenskonnek.                       

Nawo wonke amazwi abusa imiqondo yabantu agqugquzela ukuziphatha kwabo- singayishintsha indlela yokuziphatha kwabantu ngokusabalalisa amazwi akhanayo.    

Hlanganyela kanye nathi sisabalalise amazwi nezindaba ezakhanayo.

About us

Active Citizenship is a network of individuals and  community organisations working to bring together vision, advice, best practice and awareness from a wide range of professional communities. Answers lie with citizens. Through social networks we can change/improve/share products and services.


Influence and develop a variety of online mapping approaches to the challenges faced by citizens of South Africa. The main aim is to connect people and services in communities through training on different social network platforms on their mobile phones. The first phase is a form of citizen journalism; The next phase is mapping the story or person to someone or services that can help.


Network with individuals and organisations by following the issue


Develop a specific online mapping approach through a process of information sharing and linking of various individuals and organisations. Develop a one-stop application that links people's stories or issues, with a network of organisations. As well as map organisations back to individuals, with a vast array of options.

What we do

  • Network individuals and organisations
  • Connect people and services
  • Pool individual and collective skills and resources together
  • Develop various approaches to the challenges faced by South Africans

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Meet Our Team

Lydia Plaatjies

Director of Active Citizenship

Leslene Felix

Director of Active Citizenship

Desiree Paulsen

Development Consultant

Fatimah is a media practitioner and documentary film maker from nothern Nigeria. She is passionate about transforming the globe through media. She has created and hosted groundbreaking documentaries and TV shows both within and outside of the African continent which sought to bridge cultural, religious and racial divides.  She is currently finalising a Bachelor of Arts in Television in Cape Town.  

Fatimah Oriola

Media Practitioner

Stevan Buxt

Transmedia Consultant

Vuyiseka Majali

Developmental Specialist

Dr Sarah Henkeman

Conflict and Social Justice researcher and practitioner.

Gabrielle Lubowski

Educator, Author, Parent Coach

Keenan Carelse

Fundraising Coordinator

Jessica Carelse

Finance Coordinator

Nadia Lubowski

Story Telling

Danelle describes herself as a hardworking and passionate law student who has a keen interest in humanitarian affairs and international relations. She believe that all people hold a responsibility to contribute to the society around them in which ever capacity, big or small. She's bilingual and tends to give her all to things she's passionate about. She believes the gratest satisfaction is the feeling of the helping someone.

Danelle Plaatjies

Law Student

Francesca Matthys

Theatremaker, Writer, Performer

Khanya Gubangxa

Law Student

Lidian Plaatjies


Faizah Wilson

Entrepreneur, Social Activist