The Sanitation Deficit Reflects a Deficit in Governance for the Poor

29 Aug 2011

**For the full article, please visit The Global Herald** By Sheela Patel, Chair of SDI Board  Water and sanitation represent the most clear and obvious amenities that link cities citizens, their...

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India

Conference Report: Exploring Strategies for Citywide Slum Upgrading

24 Aug 2011

From 8 to 10 August 2011, ACTogether Uganda, Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI), and the Uganda Slum Dwellers Federation hosted a conference at Fairway Hotel, Kampala. To read the full conference...

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Uganda

Visiting Kisenyi, A Settlement Under Siege

18 Aug 2011

By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat We pull into Kisenyi, Kampala’s largest informal settlement, in a packed bus, rattling down muddy dirt roads. A motorbike heads toward us and women...

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Uganda

South African SDI Alliance Cements Partnership with Mayor of Cape Town

16 Aug 2011

  **Cross-posted from SA SDI Alliance Blog** By Charlton Ziervogel, SDI Secretariat  Community development is often a hard, slow process that requires patience and dedication.  The South African SDI Alliance...

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South Africa

SDI Coordinators Visit Uganda Alliance

12 Aug 2011

**Cross-posted from ACTogether Blog**  By ACTogether Uganda On the 12th of July a delegation of Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI) coordinators arrived in Uganda. All three ladies are Federation members. Rose Molokoane,...

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Uganda

Reflecting on the Enumeration Process in Cape Town

04 Aug 2011

By Skye Dobson and Charlton Ziervogel, SDI Secretariat 22 July 2011  |  The South African enumeration process has been underway since 1995. Enumerations are essentially community-run censuses, managed and conducted...

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South Africa

Slum Upgrading Project Exchange to Namibia

03 Aug 2011

Back in March 2011 members of the Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation, support NGO Dialogue on Shelter and government officials from the City of Harare participated in an exchange visit to...

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Zimbabwe

Slum Dwellers as Professors and Planners

01 Aug 2011

By Benjamin Bradlow, SDI secretariat Floods, Fires. Lurking danger while searching for a place to shit. And, above all, the spectre of police and bulldozers waiting outside your door ordering you...