Community Based Projects

The projects below represent the UPFI projects along with Donor Partners and Implementing Partners.
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122 Projects

Timau Land for Housing Project

Updated: 17/11/2015

Purchase of land in Nairobi, Timau, for housing construction for Federation members.

Timau
Nairobi
Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
Grant funding $ 36,907.00 Active

Nairobi Railway Relocation Action Plan Design: Mukuru Kwa Njenga

Updated: 17/11/2015

Design of a relocation action plan (RAP) to prevent eviction of Mukuru Kwa Njenga slum dwellers residing along railway lines in Nairobi.

Mukuru
Nairobi
Kenya
Ford Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Homeless Peoples' Federation of Tanzania
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
Grant funding $ 127,000.00 Completed

Nairobi Railway Relocation Action Plan Design: Kibera

Updated: 17/11/2015

Design of a relocation action plan (RAP) to prevent eviction of Kibera slum dwellers residing along railway lines in Nairobi. 

Kibera
Nairobi
Kenya
Ford Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Homeless Peoples' Federation of Tanzania
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
$ 127,000.00 Completed

Agriculture, Housing, Land, and Water Support: The Kondele Network Water Project

Updated: 16/11/2015

Technical assistance for agriculture, housing, land, and water projects.

Kondele
Kisimu
Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
Muungano Support Trust (MuST)
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Water & Sanitation
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
$ 40,000.00 Completed

Agriculture, Housing, Land, and Water Support: Mibuyu Saba Land and Housing Project

Updated: 16/11/2015

Technical assistance for agriculture, housing, land, and water projects.

Mibuyu Saba
Kilifi
Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
Muungano Support Trust (MuST)
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Water & Sanitation
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
Grant funding $ 40,000.00 Completed

Ghetto Incremental Housing - Phase I

Updated: 12/11/2015

This project is an in-situ upgrading project in Ghetto, which is part of the Huruma settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Ghetto, Huruma
Nairobi
Kenya
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
Grant funding $ 223,042.00 Active

Katani Incremental Housing Phase I

Updated: 12/11/2015

A greenfield housing project completed in two phases. In the first phase, eleven (11) starter units and one complete house (which is ...

Katani
Nairobi
Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Muungano Support Trust (MuST)
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
Grant funding $ 89,359.20 Active

Katani Incremental Housing Phase II

Updated: 12/11/2015

A greenfield housing project completed in two phases. In the second phase, fifty (50) starter units and are to be constructed. 

Katani
Nairobi
Kenya
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Housing
Grant funding $ 223,487.00 Active

Ghetto Incremental Housing - Phase II

Updated: 12/11/2015

This project is an in-situ upgrading project in Ghetto, which is part of the Huruma settlement in Nairobi, Kenya. 

Ghetto, Huruma
Nairobi
Kenya
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
$ 223,042.00 Active

Agriculture, Housing, Land, and Water Support: Kosovo Urban Agriculture Project

Updated: 11/11/2015

Technical assistance for an urban agriculture project.

Kosovo
Nairobi
Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Muungano Support Trust (MuST)
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Water & Sanitation
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
Grant funding $ 40,000.00 Completed

Building a Pro-Poor Platform in Zimbabwe: Bulawayo

Updated: 03/11/2015

Technical assistance to assist slum upgrading processes in Zimbabwe.

Bulawayo
Zimbabwe
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
Dialogue on Shelter & Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
Grant funding $ 57,500.00 Active

Harare Citywide Slum Upgrading

Updated: 03/11/2015

Slum upgrading in the form of housing construction and provision of sanitiation to settlements in Harare.

Epworth and Dzivaresekwa Extension
Harare
Zimbabwe
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Dialogue on Shelter & Zimbabwe Homeless People's Federation
The Rockefeller Foundation
Water & Sanitation
Housing
$ 100,000.00 Active

Greenfield Housing in Kawama, Jinja

Updated: 02/11/2015

Housing construction on a greenfield site in Kawama settlement, Jinja.

Kawama
Jinja
Uganda
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
AcTogether Uganda
National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda (NSDFU)
Housing
$ 87,000.00 Active

Planning for Kisenyi Land Sharing Project

Updated: 26/10/2015

Planning (in the form of surveys and exchanges) for a land-sharing project in Kisenyi settlement, Kampala.

Kisenyi
Kampala
Uganda
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
AcTogether Uganda
National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda (NSDFU)
Housing
$ 14,600.00 Active

Mabatini Layout Plan & Housing Design

Updated: 20/10/2015

Development of a draft settlement layout plan and draft housing design typologies for Mabatini, Nairobi.

Mabatini
Nairobi
Kenya
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Housing
$ 30,000.00 Completed

Mukuru Sinai Affordable Housing I & II

Updated: 20/10/2015

Land tenure and housing construction in Mukuru Sinai, Nairobi for slum dwellers living on state land.  

Mukuru Sinai
Nairobi
Kenya
Muungano wa Wanavijiji
Akiba Mashinani Trust
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Housing
$ 372,275.00 Active

Gobabis Housing

Updated: 13/10/2015

Incremental construction of houses in Gobabis, Omaheke Region.

Eenhana, Gobabis and Windhoek
Namibia
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Shack Dweller's Federation of Namibia (SDFN)
Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG)
Housing
$ 120,000.00 Active

Namibia Incremental Housing I

Updated: 13/10/2015

Incremental housing construction in settlements across Namibia.

Hoachanas, Tangi, Mpungu and Kamajab
Usakos, Rehoboth, Keetmanshoop and Omaruru
Namibia
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Shack Dweller's Federation of Namibia (SDFN)
Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG)
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
$ 200,000.00 Active

Housing and Basic Services across Namibia: Omuthiya

Updated: 13/10/2015

The construction of two hundred and eighty-five (285) houses and service provision to one hundred and forty (140) households across Namibia.

Omuthiya
Namibia
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Shack Dweller's Federation of Namibia (SDFN)
Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG)
The Rockefeller Foundation
Water & Sanitation
Housing
Grant funding $ 445,000.00 Active

Ohangwena Housing

Updated: 05/08/2015

Construction of twenty-two (22) houses in Eenhana Town in the Ohangwena region. 

Eenhana, Gobabis and Windhoek
Namibia
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Shack Dweller's Federation of Namibia (SDFN)
Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG)
Housing
$ 62,240.00 Active