Aluta Development Network

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Joined February 2022

Aluta Development Network is a rights based non-profit organization with a focus on vulnerable groups such as key populations LGBTQI+, women and children. Advocating for change, access and equality.

Presence in: South Africa
Focus: Community Organizing, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Labor & Employment, LGBTQI+ Rights, Women's Rights


A society where everyone lives, where men and women live equal, engaged, healthy, safe lives.


Building on all people’s humanity and ability to connect, Aluta Development Network works to better people’s  lives through addressing the social determinants, social conditioning, gender conditioning and gender-based role stereotypes cause harm to men and women.

Aluta Development Network works from the belief that a society where men and women are free from the negative effects of these factors will lead to better lives for men and women.

Values and Principles

Participation.  Empowerment.  Inclusion.  Diversity.  Non-discrimination.  Connection. Transformation.   Community Development.  Respect.  Good Governance.


  • LGBTQI+ Programmes
  • Men and Boys Empowerment Programmes
  • Women and girls programmes
  • Enterprise Development Programme which serve as income generating
  • Back to LIFE which serves as a Vocational training and make individuals to reach full potential
  • Advocacy for all the vulnerable groups
  • Governance and Leadership Development
  • HIV/AIDS, Gender Based Violence and Crime prevention


  • Conversations & Engagements
  • Community Dialogues
  • Training and Development
  • Conferences and Seminars
  • Resource Mobilisation
  • Advocacy  and Collaborations
  • Networking and Partnerships
  • Social Enterprise Model

In line with the government’s development strategies, Aluta Development Network’s work is guided by its commitment to the development of the people.  Its aim is to ensure that people have the knowledge to make informed choices about gender mainstreaming and economic development issues that will be beneficial to themselves and their communities.  All of Aluta Development Network’s programs are based on community needs and the organization involves communities in the monitoring and evaluation of these programs.