HFH Kenya is a non-profit, non-governmental Christian housing organization dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing. HFH Kenya has been working in Kenya since 1982 and has since then helped over 4500 families organized in over 100 community groups to construct simple, decent and affordable houses through provision of the loan capital needed for housing construction. ... [according to site editor's information]
The NHC is a government controlled corporation (Ministry of Lands, Housing and Settlements Development) with the mission to provide and facilitate the provision of quality housing and other buildings for use by the general public while operating on sound commercial principles. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Mauritius Housing Company Ltd emanates from the former Mauritius Housing Corporation, a para-statal body. MHC Ltd is the only finance institution in Mauritius and Rodrigues that offers a variety of solutions with respect to the promotion of home ownership. Indeed, besides housing loans, MHC Ltd provides architectural, technical, legal, insurance services as well as deposit taking and saving schemes. ... [according to site editor's information]
NBRRI is a parastatal under the aegis of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. Its mission is to improve the quality of life of Nigerians in the areas of affordable housing and increased economic empowerment through integrated research and development in building, road and engineering materials sector. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-HABITAT, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The main documents outlining the mandate of the organization are the Vancouver Declaration on Human Settlements, Habitat Agenda, Istanbul Declaration on Human Settlements, the Declaration on Cities and Other Human Settlements in the New Millennium, and Resolution 56/206.
The agency's budget comes from four main sources - the vast majority in the form of contributions from multilateral and bilateral partners for technical cooperation. The agency also receives earmarked contributions from governments and other partners, including local authorities and foundations, and around 5 per cent from the regular UN budget. ... [according to site editor's information]
SNHB is a Public Enterprise which reports to Government via the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development. The Board’s mandate is to provide affordable housing which entails acquiring property, construction and carrying out of housing schemes. To fulfill this mandate, SNHB has, since its inception, constructed rental accommodation for low and middle income earners and further built township developments where Swazis are afforded the opportunity to purchase plots and houses for ownership. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
IIED is an independent, non-profit organization promoting sustainable patterns of world development through collaborative research, policy studies, networking and knowledge dissemination. The IIED works to address global issues such as mining, the paper industry and food systems.
IIED acts as a catalyst, broker and facilitator and helps vulnerable groups find their voice and ensure their interests are heard in decision-making. Environmental sustainability is a core concern but not at the expense of people's livelihoods.
IIED focuses on five big issues: Climate Change, Governance, Human Settlements, Natural Resources and Sustainable Markets. ... [according to site editor's information]
This searchable database contains over 3,800 proven solutions from more than 140 countries to the common social, economic and environmental problems of an urbanizing world. It demonstrates the practical ways in which public, private and civil society sectors are working together to improve governance, eradicate poverty, provide access to shelter, land and basic services, protect the environment and support economic development. ... [according to site editor's information]
The DBN is to contribute to the economic growth and social development of the country by providing financing in support of key development activities. The mission of the Development Bank of Namibia is to mobilise investment capital and facilitate national and international cooperation among public and private entities, as well as community organisations in the planning and implementation of larger scale projects capable of delivering sustainable economic growth and social development in the form of human capital development and empowerment to Namibia. ... [according to site editor's information]