The positive impact of housing microfinance in South Africa

The positive impact of housing microfinance in South Africa

One only needs to take a short drive through South Africa’s cities to notice the sharp contrast in living conditions amongst consumers. It is a common occurrence that one encounters poverty stricken communities that lack basic amenities juxtaposed with immaculate security estates. Our country is thus faced with a unique situation in that there is […]

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The State of Housing Microfinance Report by the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance (CISF) of Habitat for Humanity International

The State of Housing Microfinance Report by the Center for Innovation in Shelter and Finance (CISF) of Habitat for Humanity International

Studies have shown that a majority of low-income families in Asia-Pacific and other regions upgrade their homes progressively. Lacking access to conventional financing, an estimated 330 million urban households living in inadequate housing are unable to improve their homes and lives. A recently published report by Habitat for Humanity’s Center for Innovation in Shelter and […]

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