Building Savings & Social Capital in Malawi ...

13 Jun 2018

Organize As of 2017, the Malawi Homeless People’s Federation has organized 505 groups in 28...

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Malawi

What's Cooking in Urban Africa? A Michelin St ...

11 Jun 2018

Toxic smoke of household cooking with charcoal or paraffin kills 4.3 million people every year...

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Zimbabwe

Private Sector Collaboration for Energy Justi ...

09 May 2018

Organize As of 2017, the National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan in India...

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India

Women Transformers: More Than Meets the Eye ...

19 Mar 2018

By Skye Dobson, SDI As the Black Panther movie continues to smash box office records...

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South Africa

Movement of the Mamas ...

30 Jun 2017

This text comprises excerpts from the South Africa affiliate’s reporting. “Saving is our heartbeat”, any...

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South Africa

In Memory of Mama Iris ...

06 May 2016

Dear colleagues and friends, In the midst of the daily demands and challenges of our...

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South Africa

Information is [Em]Power[ment] ...

19 Nov 2015

By Sharon Mudondo, National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda from Nakawa ”In selecting the settlements...

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Uganda

Knowledge is Power: Collecting Data in Nairob ...

11 Nov 2015

Capturing slum profiling data. **This post was originally published on the Muungano blog** By Milkah...

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Kenya

Stories from the Zambian Homeless People's Federation

14 Jan 2015

Below are the stories of how two women, Margaret Mwale and Tilabilenji Nkhoma, joined the Zambian Homeless People's Federation in order to save money and improve their own lives and...

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Zambia

The Other Half

08 Jan 2015

**This article originally appeared in The Hindu, Sunday Magazine on 4 January 2015.** By Kalparna Sharma 2014 ended on a grim note. The horror in Peshawar with the gunning down...

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