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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"Governments survive on the Urban Poor majority"

25 Mar 2010

By Louise Cobbett, SDI secretariatOn the final day of discussions at the World Urban Forum, SDI hosted its second networking session entitled People's Organization and the Struggle for the Inclusive...

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Rebuilding an urban poor fund

15 Feb 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariatOne of the key challenges of urban poverty is to find people-driven solutions to housing finance. An innovation of many federations in the SDI network has...

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Gov't reports on the federation: Kariba, Zimbabwe

18 Jan 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariatThe Zimbabwean Homeless People's Federation, along with support NGO Dialogue on Shelter, met last month with Kariba council officials. This was not unusual in and of...

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In the news

14 Jan 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariatBeyond the tragic earthquake in Haiti, we are taking note of a couple of other items of news affecting our partners in various parts of the...

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Zimbabwe fed builds on housing convention gains

04 Jan 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariatThe Zimbabwean Homeless People's Federation put on a real show at October's National Housing Convention in Victoria Falls with an eye-catching double-storey housing model, and song...

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Zimbabwe federation highlights accomplishments

01 Nov 2009

By Benjamin Bradlow  ***Editor's Note (4 Jan 2010): For an update on behind-scenes-negotiations with local government officials at this convention, check out the SDI blog.***  Dennis Ndlovu smiled as he stood on...

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