The projects overall objectives is a well-functioning democracy in Ghanzi with an efficient local authority which enjoys a high degree of legitimacy among citizens. This is an essential requirement for community development in remote area dweller settlements (RADs) in Ghanzi district. Citizens in eleven RADs will have good living conditions, improved self-esteem and can support themselves. In order to get there a significant improvement of literacy, education level and employment possibilities are needed. A smooth dialogue between the local authorities and citizens creates favourable preconditions for a successful implementation of poverty eradication projects and empowerment projects in remote area settlements.
The projects objective is that a well-functioning citizen dialogue is established. A well-functioning and efficient dialogue mainly between the local authority and the remote area dwellers in the district – Citizen dialogue demands commitment and agreed principles for dialogue.