ACAT
Africa Co-operative Action Trust

Founded 1979

ACAT is a non-denominational, faith-based organisation committed to improving the livelihoods of the poor on a sustainable basis where poverty, resource degradation, malnutrition, unemployment, and HIV and AIDS are widespread.

Our main focus areas include:
  • increased food production,
  • improved health and nutrition,
  • improved income levels,
  • the starting of enterprises,
  • increased knowledge, skills, capacity, and education,
  • addressing the HIV and AIDS pandemic,
  • social mobilization,
  • strengthening civil society,
  • caring for and sustaining the environment,
  • spiritual upliftment and transformation,
  • how to implement sustainable development programmes.



Download our publications (pdf format)
Prayer Focus June 2016 pdf 111kb
Prayer Focus July 2016 pdf 102kb
Training Material Price List 100kb
ACAT KZN Annual Report 2015 1.8mb
ACAT Annual Photo Report 2015 4mb
ACAT SA Annual Review 2015 1.3mb


To find out how you can assist us email acat@pixie.co.za
ACAT Success Stories
The success story below has been randomly selected from our ever-growing archive of heartwarming stories, successes made possible by the ACAT Team, a small group of dedicated community volunteers, and your donations.
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Mr and Mrs Ndlovu of Entumeni

Mr and Mrs Ndlovu live in Kwakhoza in Entumeni. He says that before he joined the ACAT programme they had nothing. He got to hear about the ACAT Programme from another group member who referred him to the ACAT Extension Officer. He said that going to ACATís Basic Life Skills Course opened his eyes to many possibilities. All the improvements at his home are the result of his involvement in the ACATís programme over the past 3 years.
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"Whenever you did this for one of the least important of these members of my family, you did it for me!"
– Jesus
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