Community Based Projects

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

Greenfield Services and Housing in Gcinulwazi

Updated: 15/05/2014

Greenfields development including the construction of 108 houses and installation of services in Gcinulwazi in Newlands East in Durban, KwaZulu Natal.

Gcinulwazi
Durban
South Africa
Ford Foundation
Misereor
South African SDI Alliance
Other Infrastructure
Housing
$ 233,420.00 Completed

Cato Crest Enumeration and Housing

Updated: 15/05/2014

Pre-financed construction of 25 housing units in the Cato Crest settlement in the Cato Manor community in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.

Cato Crest
Durban
South Africa
Misereor
Cordaid
South African SDI Alliance
Housing
$ 32,574.00 Completed

Federation Housing Project at Amatikwe

Updated: 15/05/2014

Pre-financed construction of 74 housing units in Amatikwe, Inanda, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Amatikwe
Durban
South Africa
Misereor
Cordaid
South African SDI Alliance
Housing
$ 184,604.00 Completed

Kanana Land, Housing, and Infrastructure

Updated: 15/05/2014

Infrastructure provision for 48 houses, construction of a Building Information and Training Centre, construction of 27 houses, and land tenure in Kanana settlement, ...

Kanana
Vanderbijlpark
South Africa
Misereor
Cordaid
South African SDI Alliance
Other Infrastructure
Housing
$ 78,995.00 Completed

Housing Construction at Chamazi II

Updated: 15/04/2014

Technical assistance to the Chamazi Housing project - purchase of tile moulds, in Dar es Salaam.

Chamazi
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Homeless Peoples' Federation of Tanzania
Centre for Community Initiatives (CCI)
Housing
$ 10,000.00 Completed

Citywide Slum Upgrading Phase II: Cape Town and Stellenbosch

Updated: 26/03/2014

Upgrading and re-blocking of settlements in Cape Town and Stellenbosch, part of SDI's 7 Cities project. 

Cape Town and Stellenbosch
South Africa
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
South African SDI Alliance
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
$ 220,000.00 Active

Zimbabwe Emergency Disaster Relief

Updated: 22/03/2014

Rehabilitation of temporary and permanent structures in Kariba after their destruction by elephants and rainstorms.

Mahombekombe, Charara, Quarry and Nyamhunga
Kariba
Zimbabwe
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Housing
$ 45,000.00 None

Housing Construction at Chamazi

Updated: 20/03/2014

Purchase of land and construction of houses in Chamazi, Dar es Salaam.

Chamazi
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Homeless Peoples' Federation of Tanzania
Centre for Community Initiatives (CCI)
Housing
$ 120,000.00 Active

In Situ Settlement Upgrading of Mtshini Wam

Updated: 20/03/2014

Upgrading and re-blocking of structures in Mtshini Wam settlement, Cape Town. 

Mtshini Wam
Cape Town
South Africa
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
South African SDI Alliance
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
$ 75,000.00 Completed

Housing Pre-Finance in Nelson Mandela Bay

Updated: 20/03/2014

Pre-finance housing construction in Govan Mbeki settlement, Eastern Cape province.

Govan Mbeki
Nelson Mandela Bay
South Africa
Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP)
Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC)
uTshani Fund
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Housing
$ 200,725.00 Active

Ruo Emoh Greenfield Development, Cape Town

Updated: 20/03/2014

Greenfield integrated medium-density development in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.

Mitchells Plain
Cape Town
South Africa
Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP)
Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC)
uTshani Fund
Land & Tenure Security
Housing
Grant funding $ 417,648.00 Active

Housing Pre-Finance in North West

Updated: 20/03/2014

Pre-financed housing construction in North-West province.

North-West
South Africa
Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP)
uTshani Fund
Housing
$ 200,000.00 Completed

Housing Pre-Finance: Gauteng and North West

Updated: 20/03/2014

Pre-financed housing construction across Gauteng and North-West provinces.

Doornkop, Orange Farm, Duduza, Letahbong
South Africa
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP)
Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC)
uTshani Fund
Housing
$ 240,000.00 Completed

Housing Pre-Finance in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal

Updated: 20/03/2014

Pre-financed housing construction in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal provinces.

Gauteng and KwaZulu-Nata
South Africa
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP)
Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC)
uTshani Fund
Housing
$ 360,000.00 Active

Mpumalanga Pre-Financed Housing

Updated: 20/03/2014

Pre-financed housing construction in Mpumalanga province.

Standerton, Qwaqwa, and Delmas
South Africa
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP)
Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC)
uTshani Fund
Housing
$ 70,000.00 Completed

Citywide Slum Upgrading: Cape Town and Stellenbosch

Updated: 20/03/2014

Upgrading of informal settlements in Cape Town and Stellenbosch, including water and sanitiation provision, housing upgrades, and re-blocking.

Cape Town
South Africa
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
uTshani Fund
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
$ 200,000.00 Active

Usaviwattha Incremental Housing Project II

Updated: 20/03/2014

Continuation of housing construction in Usaviwattha settlement, Colombo.

Usaviwattha
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Janarukula
Women Development Bank
Housing
$ 28,500.00 Active

Usaviwattha Incremental Housing Project

Updated: 20/03/2014

Construction of 50 houses in Usaviwattha settlement, Colombo.

Usaviwattha
Colombo
Sri Lanka
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Janarukula
Women Development Bank
Housing
$ 24,200.00 Active

Kroo Bay Disaster Relief

Updated: 20/03/2014

Support to victims of a fire in Kroo Bay, assisting with purchase of construction materials and households goods.

Kroo Bay
Free Town
Sierra Leone
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
Housing
Grant funding $ 50,000.00 Completed

National Housing Pre-Finance in Namibia: Karaas

Updated: 20/03/2014

Pre-financed housing construction across Namibia.

Karaas
Namibia
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Shack Dweller's Federation of Namibia (SDFN)
Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG)
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
Grant funding $ 375,000.00 Completed