Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), supported by Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG) Trust

2580
https://www.civic264.org.na/media/com_jbusinessdirectory/pictures/companies/73/Logo_SDFN_supportedby_NHAG_1681894428.jpg
Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), supported by Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG) Trust
Address: 11 Mozart Street, Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia
Contact person
Ms Hendrina Shuunyuni
NHAG Information officer
Sectors:
Rural and Urban DevelopmentSocial Movements
  • Business Details
  • Map

The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) is a community-based network of housing saving schemes, aiming to improve the living conditions of urban and rural poor. SDFN is an affiliate of Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI). SDFN is a People’s Movement made of close to 1000 saving groups (Voluntary Associations), involving almost 30,000 members, saving N$ 39 million, and building 7,224 brick houses with water and sanitation.

Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG) Trust is a Non-Governmental Service Organisation, aiming to support and add value to the activities and processes of the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia. It is registered as a Trust as well as a Welfare Organisation.

Blog: www.namibia-shackdwellers.blogspot.com

Establishment years:

  • 1992 - The Namibia Housing Action Group (NHAG) Trust was founded to support the saving groups as an umbrella organisation.
  • 1996 - Communities establish the Twahangana Fund, as a community-managed revolving Development Fund that provides loans to the saving group of the Shack Dwellers.
  • 1998 - The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) is founded by 33 saving groups, which have operated since the late eighties. 

Civil Society Organisations in Namibia

Your organisation not listed? Add your listing FREE OF CHARGE!

ADD LISTING