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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Kenya

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...

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Namibia

Faces of Old Fadama

18 Jul 2011

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...

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Ghana

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...

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Zimbabwe