Zimbabwe federation builds alliances through community-based information

29 Sep 2010

Pictured above: Kenneth Gwatura from the Epworth chapter of the Zimbabwe Youth Federation displays his certificate after the GIS course.By George Masimba, Dialogue on ShelterIn line with the new emphasis on...

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Zimbabwe

Creating impact with community-collected information

24 Sep 2010

< Pictured above: Goretti Katana, national treasurer of the Uganda Slum Dwellers Federation, speaks in Mbale municipal hall to introduce the profiling exercise to city officials in February 2010.By Benjamin...

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Uganda

"Crafting a suit that fits"

17 Sep 2010

pictured above: A crowded market area in Mukuru, Nairobi.Editor's note: The following text is the foreword to a community-led profile, or inventory, of all informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya, published...

Maghebula to Advise SA Minister

17 Sep 2010

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI Secretariat A slum dweller community leader has become a close advisor to Human Settlements Minister Tokyo Sexwale. Patrick Magebhula, a long-time community organizer and activist from...

Harare mayor opens Zimbabwe federation toilet block

13 Sep 2010

pictured above: Harare mayor opens an "eco-san" toilet block built by the Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation.By George Masimba, Dialogue on ShelterThe Zimbabwean Alliance for the first time in its history...

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Zimbabwe