The Stellenbosch Civil Advocacy Network (SCAN) is a member organisation of various civil society organisations, local government, business and academia working in the socio-economic development field. SCAN’s mission is to encourage collaboration amongst civil society with the aim of serving an inter-sectoral common agenda, advancing socio-economic development through advocacy, networking and information dissemination.
SCAN aims to serve as a network or umbrella civil society body which represents emerging and existing geographical or thematic networks and its organisations in a single entity serving civil society interests, defined through recognized socio-economic development categories as a frame of reference. The network also provides a space of inter-sectoral engagement with the aim of developing shared value and accountability advancing socio-economic development in the demarcated Municipal area of Stellenbosch.
To facilitate collaboration amongst role-players enabling potential integration of development programmes in the Stellenbosch Municipal area and to improve the quality, cost-effectiveness and adequacy there-of.