Evictions Continue to Wreak Havoc in Dar es S ...

09 Mar 2016

On the 17th December 2015, demolitions began. By the time they were halted by a...

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A Lesson for All: Orangi Pilot Project Visits ...

04 Dec 2015

Background Orangi Pilot Project is one of the most successful community-based upgrading projects in the...

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12th East African Hub Meeting

27 Aug 2014

The 12th East African Hub Meeting was held from 4-6 August 2014 in Kampala, Uganda. Approximately 85 participants from Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania participated in the meeting. The purpose of the quarterly...

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Reflections from the 12th SDI East African Hub Meeting

19 Aug 2014

**Cross posted from the Muungano Support Trust blog** By Shadrack Mbaka and Rashid Mutua The Learning, Monitoring and Evaluation systems are just like a skin, not your heart not your...

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Scaling up Shared Latrine Options: Karakata settlement, Dar-es-Salaam

10 Jul 2014

By Tim Ndezi, Director Centre for Community Initiatives (CCI), Tanzania & Noah Schermbucker, SDI Secretariat  Introduction: Provision of sanitation services to informal settlements is a challenging task for city authorities...

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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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Landlords & Tenants Relationship in Improving Sanitation in Dar es Salaam

11 Oct 2013

By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat & Stella Steven, CCI Tanzania One of the key challenges for improving sanitation in slums is the issue of land, and structure, ownership. During a...

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Report from the 9th East African Hub Meeting

23 Jul 2013

The 9th East African Hub Meeting was held from 24th-28th June 2013 in Jinja, Uganda. Approximately seventy-eight people from Kenya, Tanzania, and the host country, Uganda, participated in the conference....

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Strengthening Partnerships: Lessons from the 9th East Africa Hub Meeting

04 Jul 2013

Rippon sanitation unit.  **Cross-posted from the Muungano Support Trust Blog**  By Shadrack Mbaka, Muungano Support Trust, Kenya  Just as the word “Hub” denotes, it’s a center of activity or interest;...

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Activating Social & Political Change through Community-Driven Slum Profiling

16 Apr 2013

By Walter Fieuw, CORC, South Africa (on behalf of SDI Secretariat) Community-driven settlement profiling, enumerations, and spatial mapping are practices that federations associated with SDI have developed over two decades....

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In Tanzania, Scaling Up Sanitation for the Urban Poor

07 Mar 2013

By Noah Schermbrucker, SDI Secretariat The improvement of sanitation in urban informal settlements in Africa is one of the key upgrading strategies that can make a tangible difference in poor...

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Taking Academia to the Slums: AAPS Attends the 5 Cities Seminar

12 Feb 2013

Langrug informal settlement hosted an SDI-AAPS studio this past year. By Noah Schermbrucker, SDI Secretariat Last week's 5 Cities Seminar focused on building relationships; relationships between urban poor communities and...

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