About Tarka Development Group



The Tarka Development Group (TDG) was formed following an ABCD Workshop presented by Mmapula Community Development, which was arranged through the vision of the Tarka Action Group and with funding from Alana Bond.

The TDG remains a separate entity to the Tarka Action Group, and is divided into two structures:

  • TDG encompasses the entire organisation and consists of all members
  • Power Circle is a representative executive group consisting of 12 elected members

Elected Members of the Power Circle

  • Nonkululeko Bandla
  • Yolanda Cimilanga
  • David Fourie (Secretary)
  • Angela Hattingh
  • Ngamana Mabuto
  • Joey Mariema
  • Lindiwe McEwan
  • Lindiwe Mendu
  • Vuyokazi Msizi
  • Kitty Philips
  • Jenny van Heerden (Treasurer)
  • Garvin Willemse (Chairperson)

Purpose of the TDG

To enable hope and upliftment, as well as economic, social and environmental growth for the Tarkastad community.

Vision for Tarkastad

A progressively thriving, unified Tarkastad.

Values for the TDG

  • Internal and external integrity (Being trustworthy)
  • Honour (Respect for ourselves and others)
  • Servanthood (To serve our community)
  • Optimism (About ourselves and our community)
  • Partnering (Through business / skills / interest / etc.)
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