Southern Africa Hub Coincides with Land Meeti ...

26 Nov 2015

The Southern Africa hub meeting, which took place in Harare, Zimbabwe last week, coincided with...

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Namibia

The "G7" of the Urban Poor Happening in Zimbabwe

18 Nov 2015

Representatives from seven Slum/Shack Dwellers International affiliate countries that constitute the Southern Africa Hub are currently meeting in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe, for yet another opportunity to learn and...

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Namibia

In Short, "Mapping is Important"

17 Nov 2015

[caption id="attachment_11171" align="alignnone" width="600"] Mama Ronnie Hochobes explaining the importance of collecting enough points with the GPS to Mama Wenky Snyder from Okurangava.[/caption]   By the Shack Dwellers Federation of...

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Namibia

Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia in National News

19 Jun 2015

**Cross-posted from the SDFN Blog** The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia has been busy submitting regional reports to government on land allocation and housing across the country in order to...

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Namibia

Reflections on Southern Africa Hub Meeting ...

14 May 2015

By: Mariana Gallo, Knowledge Management Officer CCODE; Nico Keijzer, LME Officer Southern Africa SDI; &...

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Namibia

Know Your Settlement/Know Your City: Slum Dwellers Federation of Namibia and ...

16 Feb 2015

By Royal Mabakeng and Braam Harris for SDFN and NHAG with Anni Beukes, SDI Secretariat “As someone who lives in a shack, it is my responsibility to do this work...

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Namibia

A Month with Father Jorge: Reflections on South Africa, Zambia, and Namibia

23 Dec 2014

**Cross-posted from the South African SDI Alliance blog** By Yolande Hendler (on behalf of SA SDI Alliance) Father Jorge is one of the longest-standing friends and a much-valued mentor not...

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Namibia

Community Savings: a basic building block in the work of urban poor federations

21 Oct 2014

This paper describes the community savings groups that are the foundation of many federations of slum/shack dwellers/homeless people in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It reports on discussions with federation...

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Namibia

A Major Milestone in SDI’s History

03 Jul 2014

When most people think about SDI they have imageries of pavement dwellers in Mumbai, shackdwellers in Nairobi or backyarders in Cape Town. And as far as actual SDI members are...

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Namibia

Learning Differently: Community Planning Studio with AAPS in Namibia

01 Apr 2014

**Cross posted from Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia blog** Following the first studio the community was anxious to embark on the second studio.  These studios have increased in importance considering the introduction...

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Namibia

Southern African Regional Hub Meeting

05 Nov 2013

In July 2013 the Southern Africa Regional Hub - consisting of the SDI-affiliated urban poor federations from South Africa, Malawi, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Angola, Namibia, and Botswana - met in...

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