We have a deployment model for a community based change agent network that delivers a range of development services as a social enterprise.

This network is supported by an extensive software platform that enables and supports critical functions of the network.


Comprehensive LED Systems and Strategies

REEDiSA offers ICT equipped, rural networks with a spectrum of information services to managers of Local Economic Development, Corporate Social Investment and small or micro business owners. We facilitate social change in the process and offers advanced communication technologies compatible with rural and peri-urban SA

Broad Enterprise Development

We integrate local economic strategies with entrepreneurial mobilisation and incubation. Our Grassroots business networks offer agency services, financial, commerce and logistic services and technology assisted skills development geared towards broad economic growth, job creation, poverty alleviation and social change in Southern Africa.

Grassroots business connectors

Our infopreneurs are skilled and ICT equipped networkers, cross-cutting through various social layers and business sectors with the mission to foster development through enterprise. Our main tools are InTouch™ data processing and Outcomes Mapping, a growth and monitoring tool.


LED incubation network

LED incubation network

Once established, this initiative: · Can mobilize a range of small enterprises, · Support each one on an ongoing basis through key information gathered, · Is sustainable through services income and · Builds cash and equity for replication. continue reading

A practical framework for managers of local economic development (LED) to achieve key socio-economic outcomes

A practical framework for managers of local economic development (LED) to achieve key socio-economic outcomes

“If you want to see real long term results local economic development needs to be a joint venture between municipality, business and community” urges seasoned South African development consultant, Uys du Buisson. The innovative Local Economic Development framework developed in a number of municipalities first of all aims to: Quantify Gross Geographic Product (GGP), unemployment [...] continue reading