Welcome to the Community Action Network (CAN)

The Community Action Network (CAN) is a dynamic initiative spearheaded by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) with a mission to empower communities. CAN strives to unite local communities, fostering organisation and facilitating coordinated efforts to instigate significant transformations within their respective municipalities. Our overarching belief is that each community possesses the inherent potential to enact positive change, and CAN is dedicated to equipping them with the necessary tools and support. By amplifying the collective voice of communities, we aim to bring about impactful changes that address local concerns and contribute to the betterment of society. Through collaboration and empowerment, CAN endeavours to create a platform where communities not only recognise their potential but also actively engage in shaping a brighter future for themselves

By working together, we can make a positive impact not only in our own communities but also beyond them.



Community Action Network in a Nutshell

CAN has two primary focus areas, each geared towards empowering local community organisations to create lasting change. Firstly, we provide tools and support to help your  organisations become more efficient with it’s administrative and community tasks. This includes membership management, membership fee collection, communication tools, and even a dedicated website for your organisation. By streamlining these essential tasks, we free up your time and resources, allowing you to focus on your core mission.

Our second focus is on bringing local community organisations together and facilitating networking between them. By collaborating and sharing resources, these organizations can amplify their impact and address issues at a local level more effectively. As part of the OUTA network, we also use our collective voice to advocate for change on a broader scale.

Whether you’re an established community organization or just starting out, CAN is here to help you achieve your goals. Join us and become part of a powerful network of changemakers dedicated to creating a better future for all.

CAN at a Glance

Community Action Network (CAN) is a digital platform solution that empowers community associations to become more organised, active, financially sustainable, stronger and effective in addressing the challenges within their community.


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CAN Features

Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) is a registered non-profit civil action organisation funded by the South African public.

OUTA focuses on tackling corruption and the misappropriation of public funds. The Community Action Network (CAN) is an independent division of OUTA funded separately, and with its own management team. CAN seeks to substantially improve municipalities by empowering and strengthening the role of local community organisations and associations. To find out more about OUTA, visit www.outa.co.za.