People’s Dialogue on Human Settlements

People’s Dialogue on Human Settlements is a community-based non-governmental organisation (NGO) working in alliance with Ghana Federation of the Urban Poor (GHAFUP), which is a network of savings groups in slums, informal settlements and depressed communities in Ghana.

Our Objectives:
  • To facilitate process that promotes the development of collaborative pro-poor strategies to urban governance, infrastructure provision and development
  • Mobilize and build a well organised, capable and recognised federation of the urban poor in Ghana with the capacity to consolidate and use resources to create new development options
  • Create partnerships between poor communities and local authorities, policy makers and Governments for shelter improvements and poverty reduction
  • Provide technical, professional, administrative and financial support to the organisation of the urban poor in their interactions with formal institutions
  • Research into issues of urban poverty and human settlement improvements.

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