a few words about us
BRC is a progressive non-governmental organisation working in the central and eastern parts of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. BRC seeks to defend human rights and democracy in rural areas, promote land reform (with a focus on betterment restitution), support community environmental initiatives and promote sustainable livelihoods in rural areas.
BRC was established in 1982 as the Grahamstown Rural Committee. In the early 1990s the organisation relocated its main office from Grahamstown to East London, and was renamed Border Rural Committee.
what we do
making change happen
BRC members are drawn from stake-holder groupings (eg provincial and local government office-bearers and officials, ex-BRC staff and Board members), client communities, funders and current members of staff. There are currently approximately 60 members of BRC. The Board of Directors is elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting.
BRC’s Board, which is elected by the membership at the Annual General Meeting, currently comprises of…