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

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

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part XI

25 Apr 2014

**Cross-posted from The Age of Zinc**  My husband happened to be in one meeting and saw what I was doing. I didn’t know he was there because I was really...

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Uganda

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part X

17 Apr 2014

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

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Uganda

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part IX

11 Apr 2014

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

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Uganda

Memoirs of a Ugandan Slum Dweller: Part VIII

07 Apr 2014

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

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Uganda