Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part XIV

23 May 2014

*Cross-posted from The Age of Zinc* Age of Zinc is proud to present the final instalment in a memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back soon for our next memoir! –...

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Uganda

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part XIII

16 May 2014

*Cross posted from the Age of Zinc*    Age of Zinc is proud to present the thirteenth instalment in a new memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back every week to...

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Uganda

Citywide Sanitation Projects in Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe & Tanzania Report o ...

15 May 2014

*Cross-posted from SHARE Research website* SHARE partners Shack/Slum Dwellers (SDI), together with their affiliates and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), have just published four policy briefs documenting...

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Zimbabwe

SDI President Jockin Arputham Visits South African SDI Alliance in Cape Town

14 May 2014

SDI President Jockin Arputham (right) and Rajiv Jalota, Additional Municipal Commissioner for Greater Mumbai Municipality (left).  *Cross posted from South African SDI Alliance blog* Jockin Arputham, president of Shack / Slum...

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South Africa

Remembering Father Norberto Carcellar

13 May 2014

SDI is sad to hear of the passing of Father Norberto Carcellar of the Philippine SDI Alliance. We express our deepest condolences to the Philippines federation. Father Norberto was instrumental in...

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Philippines

National Community Exchange – Durban to Cape Town

13 May 2014

**Cross-posted from the South African SDI Alliance blog.** By Yolande Hendler, CORC South Africa Informal settlement leaders from Kenville and Foreman Road in Durban are mobilising their communities to upgrade...

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South Africa

No More Kid Mangwangwa

07 May 2014

Both India and South Africa are voting today in parliamentary elections. But change is not something that comes about every four or five years at the ballot box. The real...

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South Africa

Memoirs of a Uganda Slum Dweller: Part XII

05 May 2014

**Cross-posted from The Age of Zinc** Age of Zinc is proud to present the twelfth installment in a new memoir from the slums of Kampala, Uganda. Check back every week to...

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Uganda

Shaping Human Settlements Through Partnerships Between Slum Dwellers and Aca ...

02 May 2014

By Peoples Process on Housing and Poverty in Zambia (PPHPZ) & The University of Zambia (UNZ) It is indisputable that the urban poor have the propensity to drive socio-economic transformation...

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Zambia