The World Cup's winners and losers

30 Jun 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI SecretariatAs the wins and losses pile up for the world's major soccer teams at this year's World Cup in South Africa, it is much less clear...

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South Africa

Housing Construction in Portais, City of Osasco

25 Jun 2010

By Ana Paula Barretto, Interaçao84 families from an informal settlement in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, will receive keys to formal houses on 3 July. 18 of those families...

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Ugandan Federation Breaks Ground in Kawama

22 Jun 2010

By Lutwama Muhammed The Uganda Slum Dwellers Federation began work on a low-cost housing project for 250 families in Kawama, Jinja, last week. The Federation was joined at the groundbreaking ceremony...

New houses in Chamazi

21 Jun 2010

By Tim Ndezi, CCI TanzaniaA couple of photos from the Chamazi housing project in Tanzania. Through a collaborative process with other actors, the Federation has managed to influence Temeke Municipal...

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Concrete Future

17 Jun 2010

By Ahona Ghosh  Originally published by Outlook Business magazine (India). Every day, 65-year-old Sudhir Jagtap, a retired government peon, takes a walk down the narrow alleys of Mother Teresa Nagar...

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Epworth finishes enumeration, starts mapping

15 Jun 2010

By George Masimba, Dialogue on ShelterBelow are new photos from Epworth outside Harare, Zimbabwe. The federation there has been undertaking an enumeration and mapping exercise in order to pursue incremental...

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Harare Slum Dwellers Lead their Development

07 Jun 2010

By George Masimba, People's Dialogue on Shelter, Zimbabwe The alliance of the Zimbabwe Homeless People’s Federation and Dialogue on Shelter in collaboration with the Epworth Local Board, Epworth community members,...

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Old Fadama Residents Count Themselves

03 Jun 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI Secretariat The community of Old Fadama in Accra, Ghana, along with the Ghana Federation of the Urban Poor, have completed a landmark enumeration report of the...