Recife Hosts Brazil’s First National Slum D ...

13 Aug 2018

Organize As of 2017, SDI’s Brazil partner is supporting 17 savings groups in 3 cities....

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Brazil

SDI partners with Twins on Tour to share stor ...

01 Jun 2018

Next week SDI's co-founder Joel Bolnick will hit the road with Morgan and Gabriel, the...

Botswana Know Your City Enumeration Exchange ...

25 Jul 2017

The federation of Botswana was mobilized by the Zimbabwean federation and established in 2011. Because...

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Zimbabwe

Innovations in Solar Energy for Slums ...

04 May 2017

Posting on the newly formed East Africa Solar Hub instant message group, Sammy Lema Manfere...

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Uganda

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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Tanzania

SDI, WIEGO & Avina: Growing a Global Coalitio ...

27 Oct 2015

**Cross posted from the SA SDI Alliance Blog** By Yolande Hendler, SA SDI Alliance Piesang...

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South Africa

Building Strong Federations through Learning Exchange: Namibia Supports Emer ...

04 Oct 2013

In September 2013 a delegation from the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia and their support NGO, the Namibia Housing Action Group, traveled to Angola to link a mapping project being undertaken...

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Namibia

Using Enumerations for Upgrading: Namibia to Cape Town Learning Exchange

25 Apr 2013

By Namibia Housing Acton Group (NHAG) & Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) The below report refers to an exchange that took place from 6 - 8 March 2013.  Purpose...

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South Africa

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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Zimbabwe

Partnering with the City of Cape Town in Mtshini Wam: Day 2 of the 5 Cities ...

07 Feb 2013

Community members showcase model homes in Mtshini Wam.  By Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat  The second day of the 5 Cities Seminar kicked off in Mtshini Wam, a settlement of...

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Zimbabwe

Partnerships through Upgrading: 5 Cities Delegation Visits Langrug Settlement

05 Feb 2013

By Chantal Hildebrand & Ariana K. MacPherson, SDI Secretariat  Today marked the first day of the third 5 Cities Seminar, being held in Cape Town, South Africa from 5 –...

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Zimbabwe