Community Based Projects

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

Settlement Re-blocking in Mtshini Wam, Cape Town

Updated: 18/01/2017

Re-blocking of two hundred and fifty (250) shacks 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
Grant funding $ 75,000.00 Completed

Community Toilet Blocks in Mumbai

Updated: 23/03/2016

Construction of community toilet blocks in Mumbai.

Mumbai
India
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC)
National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan
Water & Sanitation
Grant funding $ 100,000.00 Completed

Citywide Incremental Housing Construction in Bhubaneshwar

Updated: 23/03/2016

Incremental housing construction in Dumduma, Nayapalli Sabar Sahi and Bharatpur settlements in Bhubaneshwar.

Dumduma, Nayapalli Sabar Sahi and Bharatpur
Bhubaneshwar
India
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC)
National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan
Housing
Grant funding $ 440,000.00 Active

Mumbai and Bhubaneshwar Citywide Sanitation Projects

Updated: 23/03/2016

Construction of toilet blocks in slums in Mumbai and Bhubaneshwar.

Mumbai and Bhubaneshwar
India
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC)
National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan
Water & Sanitation
Grant funding $ 50,000.00 Completed

20 Cities Slum Upgrading Project

Updated: 18/03/2016

Slum upgrading including drainage, water and electrcity installation in twenty (20) cities across India.

National
India
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC)
National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Housing
Grant funding $ 300,000.00 Active

Digital Mapping Project Technology

Updated: 17/03/2016

Purchase of digital mapping equipment to improve survey capacity. 

Mumbai
India
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC)
National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan
Housing
Grant funding $ 10,000.00 Completed

Skills Building for Housing and Sanitation

Updated: 11/03/2016

Construction of housing and sanitiation facilities as well as increasing Federation skills across India. 

National
India
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Sida (Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency)
Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC)
National Slum Dwellers Federation (NSDF) and Mahila Milan
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Rockefeller Foundation
Water & Sanitation
Housing
Grant funding $ 300,000.00 Completed

LTHAI Incremental Housing Construction

Updated: 10/03/2016

Incremental construction of two hundred and fifty-five (255) houses in Mandaue. 

Mandaue
Philippines
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) & Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines Inc. (HPFPI)
Housing
Grant funding $ 100,000.00 Active

Flood Disaster Relief

Updated: 04/03/2016

Repairing and rebuilding of homes after Typhoon Ketsana.

Quezon, Muntinlupa, Bulacan and Montalban
Philippines
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) & Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines Inc. (HPFPI)
Housing
Grant funding $ 50,000.00 Completed

Saversville Homeowners Association Incremental Housing Project

Updated: 04/03/2016

Incremental construction of one hundred and seventy-seven (177) houses for the Saversville Homeowners Association, Incorporated (SHAI) community in Guinobatan.

Saversville
Guinobatan
Philippines
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) & Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines Inc. (HPFPI)
Housing
Grant funding $ 200,000.00 Active

LTHAI Incremental Housing Construction II

Updated: 04/03/2016

Incremental construction of houses in Tipolo, Mandaue.

Mandaue
Philippines
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) & Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines Inc. (HPFPI)
Housing
Grant funding $ 100,000.00 Active

Flood Management Upgrading

Updated: 03/03/2016

Construction of a wall to decrease the effects of flooding in BUSVAI, Mindanao.

Mindanao
Philippines
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) & Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines Inc. (HPFPI)
Public Amenities
Grant funding $ 6,202.00 Active

Mandaue Incremental Housing Construction

Updated: 26/02/2016

Housing construction for relocated settlements in Mandaue, part of SDI's 7 Cities project. 

Barangay, Paknaan
Mandaue
Philippines
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Philippine Action for Community-led Shelter Initiatives (PACSII) & Homeless People's Federation of the Philippines Inc. (HPFPI)
Housing
Grant funding $ 125,000.00 Active

Amui Dzor Housing Construction

Updated: 19/02/2016

Construction of housing and sanitation facilities in Amui Dzor, Ashaiman. 

Amui Dzor
Ashaiman
Ghana
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ghana Homeless People's Federation
People's Dialogue on Human Settlements
Housing
Grant funding $ 50,000.00 Active

Ashaiman Latrines Construction

Updated: 19/02/2016

Construction of household toilets in settlements in Ashaiman.

Ashaiman
Ghana
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ghana Homeless People's Federation
People's Dialogue on Human Settlements
Norway Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Water & Sanitation
Grant funding $ 110,000.00 Active

Old Fadama Post-Fire Relief

Updated: 19/02/2016

Support for housing structure construction and re-develoment of businesses after a fire in Old Fadama settlement, Accra.

Old Fadama
Accra
Ghana
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ghana Homeless People's Federation
People's Dialogue on Human Settlements
Land & Tenure Security
Grant funding $ 35,000.00 Completed

Nungua Zongo Communal Water Project

Updated: 18/02/2016

A water project, which was initiated in 2014, in Nungua Zongo in Accra, Ghana. 

Nungua Zongo
Accra
Ghana
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ghana Homeless People's Federation
People's Dialogue on Human Settlements
Water & Sanitation
Grant funding $ 10,240.00 Active

Jiso Naa Yili Communal Sanitation Unit

Updated: 18/02/2016

The construction of a six (6) seater sanitation facility in Jisi Naa Yili, Tamale. 

Jiso Naa Yili
Tamale
Ghana
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Ghana Homeless People's Federation
People's Dialogue on Human Settlements
Water & Sanitation
Grant funding $ 51,730.00 Active

Blantyre Incremental Housing

Updated: 26/01/2016

Construction of 540 houses in Blantyre.

Mzuzu, Zolozolo, Botanic, Salima and Karonga
Blantyre
Malawi
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Centre for Community Organisation & Development (CCODE)
Homeless People's Federation of Malawi
Housing
Grant funding $ 350,000.00 Active

Blantyre Low-income Housing and Housing Upgrades

Updated: 26/01/2016

The construction of five hundred and forty (540) houses in Blantyre and the provision of loans to upgrade (improve) additional houses.  

Blantyre
Blantyre
Malawi
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Centre for Community Organisation & Development (CCODE)
Homeless People's Federation of Malawi
Housing
Grant funding $ 150,000.00 Active