Showing posts from July, 2011
News & Events
Rockefeller Foundation honors SDI board member with award
27 Jul 2011
The Rockefeller Foundation announced yesterday that Jane Weru, SDI board member, founder of the Kenyan support NGO and executive director of Akiba Mashinani Trust, will be honored with an award...
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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...
Faces of Old Fadama
The 80,000 residents of the Accra informal settlement known as Old Fadama have faced numerous eviction threats over the past decade. But these are the people that live, work, and...
Exchanges and Learning
Putting slums in Kabale on the map
14 Jul 2011
By Skye Dobson, SDI secretariat On July 4th, 2011 an international delegation set off to Kabale in Uganda’s South-West. The group consisted of slum dwellers, support-NGO staff, and a government...
SDI is a network of community-based organizations of the urban poor in 32 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.