Blogs

Responses to COVID 19: Uganda Federation & ACTogether Uganda

On behalf of the the National Slum Dweller Federation of Uganda (NSDFU) and ACTogether Uganda, SDI presents the work to fight COVID-19 in Uganda. The following is...

Driving Infrastructure Development Through a Participatory Approach.

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LAND SHARING IN KISENYI SLUM – UPDATE

By Skye Dobson; The Kisenyi II land-sharing project will pilot an innovative approach to upgrading an informal settlement under siege. Kisenyi sits in the heart...

Community savings tap Community Driven Development Funds in Mbarara Municipality

By Hellen Nyamweru: Communities in Mbarara municipality under the National Slum Dwellers Federation have by far and large benefited from the Community Driven Development Funds in their...

International Women’s Day: Women and the Transformation of Uganda’s Slums

In Uganda there are still many men who think women should not lead. Someone can ask you, ‘You as a woman, you are talking? ...

GIZ MISSION TO THE UGANDAN FEDERATION JANUARY 2013

By Hellen Nyamweru; Do the communities and the Government engage/relate in matters of development? How is this relationship? What is the need of this relationship?...

Community Projects in Mbale

Mbale slum dwellers federation a member of the National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda, is a movement of organized communities of the urban poor...

Mitigating climate change in Ugandan cities: Don’t Ignore the Urban Poor

The following article appeared as an OpEd in the Daily Monitor on Monday 3rd of October The urban poor in developing countries will be hardest hit by...

A Sanitation Unit Symbolizes New Approaches to Slum Upgrading in Uganda

By Skye Dobson and Frederick Mugisha In Jinja, a municipality in Uganda’s South-East, slum dwellers are setting a precedent for upgrading and expanding sanitation infrastructure...

Uganda Hosts the First African Centers’ Dialogue on City-wide Slum Upgrading

By Skye Dobson From the 8th to the 10th of August 2011, ACTogether Uganda, Shack/Slum Dwellers International, and the Uganda Slum Dwellers Federation hosted a...

Putting Kabale’s Slums on the Map … Literally

By Skye Dobson: On July 4th, 2011 an international delegation set off to Kabale in Uganda’s South-West. The group consisted of slum dwellers, support-NGO...