uMngeni Local Municipality

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
• To accelerate a municipal response towards issues of the vulnerable groups
• To mainstream issues of the vulnerable groups into all municipal processes and programmes


• Education and training
• Economic Participation
• Welfare and community development
• Health and promotion
• Coordinating with municipal wards
• Coordinating with all Government Spheres


• Accountability
• Dignity
• Participation
• Empowerment
• Equity
• Human Rights
• Partnership
• Relevance
• Transformation


• People with Disabilities
• Gender Equality and Women Empowerment
• Senior Citizens
• Mayoral Stakeholders forum
• Back to School Campaign
• 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


• Special Programmes Forum (Disability, Senior Citizens and Women)
• Stakeholders Forum