Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia signs first MOU with a Local Authority ...

26 Aug 2013

Efraim Dawids, (CEO Gobabis Municipality), Mariana Bernardus (SDFN) and Anna Muller (NHAG) with signed documents By Royal Mabakeng, NHAG (Namibian Housing Action Group)  The Community Land Information Programme (CLIP) implemented...

Read more ›

Namibia

Using Enumerations for Upgrading: Namibia to Cape Town Learning Exchange

25 Apr 2013

By Namibia Housing Acton Group (NHAG) & Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) The below report refers to an exchange that took place from 6 - 8 March 2013.  Purpose...

Read more ›

Namibia

Activating Social & Political Change through Community-Driven Slum Profiling

16 Apr 2013

By Walter Fieuw, CORC, South Africa (on behalf of SDI Secretariat) Community-driven settlement profiling, enumerations, and spatial mapping are practices that federations associated with SDI have developed over two decades....

Read more ›

Namibia

Announcing the SDI 2011/12 Annual Report

17 Oct 2012

SDI is happy to annouce our 2011/12 Annual Report, a reflection of where SDI has grown to over the past 25 years. This includes a discussion of SDI's practices for...

Read more ›

Namibia

Slum Dwellers, Academics & City Officials Dialogue in Harare

04 Apr 2012

By Jack Makau, SDI Secretariat A forum of African city governments with the support of SDI will organize the third SDI dialogue on citywide slum upgrading later in 2012. This...

Read more ›

Namibia

Building Partnerships Between the Urban Poor & the City

22 Nov 2011

**Cross-posted from the SA SDI Alliance Blog** By Walter Fieuw, CORC “This is a dream come true in bringing City Councils and communities around a table to talk about possibilities...

Read more ›

Namibia

National Facilitator of the Namibian Federation Awarded UN-Habitat Scroll of ...

14 Sep 2011

SDI, the Namibia Housing Action Group and the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia are pleased to share the news that Edith Mbanga, a member of the People Square Saving group...

Read more ›

Namibia

Slum Upgrading Project Exchange to Namibia

03 Aug 2011

Back in March 2011 members of the Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation, support NGO Dialogue on Shelter and government officials from the City of Harare participated in an exchange visit to...

Read more ›

Namibia

The Power of an Exchange: Southern African affiliates meet in Namibia

18 Jul 2011

By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat Espina stands. She tells us that she is positive – that she tells women in her community she is not ashamed, and that because she...

Read more ›

Namibia

Back to Basics: Expanding Enumeration Processes across SDI

22 Jun 2011

By Mitali AyyangarSPARC India In January, 2011, the Indian Alliance of SPARC, NSDF and Mahila Milan hosted a four day workshop with SDI affiliate members from across Africa and South-East...

Read more ›

Namibia

Zimbabwe federation holds forum, Southern African hub meets

28 Feb 2011

By George Masimba, Dialogue on ShelterThe Zimbabwean Alliance hosted the second National Forum whose theme was ‘strengthening our process through savings’. The Forum which was held in the Midlands Province...

Read more ›

Namibia

IBSA and Enumerations: WUF Day 2

24 Mar 2010

By Louise Cobbett, SDI secretariatThe second day opened with the same unforgiving humidity that Rio is famous for. Let there be no confusion – it is very, very hot here,...

Read more ›

Namibia