about US

aBantu Development Agency is a South African Not for Profit Organization (NPO) and Not for Profit Company (NPC) based in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. Our goal is to facilitate development and support economic growth within the townships of Port Elizabeth and around the Eastern Cape. Through our projects and programs we aim to provide the necessary resources and development assistance to the communities. Our approach to address the challenges on local level is highly influenced by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.  We work as a Development Agency in the arts, culture, education and community development throughout the Eastern Cape seeking innovative solutions for social cohesion and creating platform for communities to sustainably develop themselves. We seek to create opportunities and connections nationally and internationally by encouraging intercultural exchange and relations through the arts and education.

our vision

Our vision is to promote community development and bring positive change in urban and rural impoverished townships of the Eastern Cape South Africa. We believe empowerment and knowledge transfer will equip the community members to develop themselves and create economic opportunities that will bring positive change for them and the community.



To improve the living conditions of disadvantaged people in the townships and rural areas of the Eastern Cape.

To create sustainable programs and to enable the community to live their lives with dignity.

To encourage education alongside with practical skills

To foster citizen participation in changing the social challenges that the communities experience.

To create equal opportunities for everyone


To develop people to develop themselves.

To help create economic opportunities.

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