In Focus: Exclusion & Informality

06 Apr 2012

Living above the sea, Manila, Philippines  By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat  We talk a lot about exclusion and inclusion. The urban poor are excluded from the city. Therefore, we...

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Sierra Leonean federation launches

15 Mar 2011

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariatAfter three years of mobilizing savings groups, fighting evictions, and building links with government, the Sierra Leone Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor (FEDURP-SL) officially...

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"Strong and full of energy": an update from the Filipino exchange to Sierra ...

06 Oct 2010

Pictured above: Sonia Fadrigo (center) talks with members of the Sierra Leone Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor in Kroo Bay, Freetown.Editor's note: From 22 to 26 September, the...

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