Where there is muck, there is plentiful brass

Source: The Standard A stony terrain and closely packed shanties welcome one to Mathare. As one navigates through tiny pathways in the expansive informal settlement, the thought of residents engaging in any kind of farming for their subsistence is remote. A group of youths in the area, however, have defied Continua a leggere Where there is muck, there is plentiful brass

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CNN SPEAKS ABOUT COOPI

source: CNN In the densely populated slum of Mathare in Nairobi, Kenya, an Italian charity Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is helping

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WHAT RESIDENTS IN HURUMA SAY ABOUT COOPI PROJECT

Interview by Lara Palmisano and Chiara Camozzi In Kenia, COOPI has been undertaken an informal settlements upgrading project in the Nairobi’slam named “Huruma” . Currently 200 houses have been constructed with facilities. This has been made possible by a system where COOPI pre-finances 80% of the house construction costs while Continua a leggere WHAT RESIDENTS IN HURUMA SAY ABOUT COOPI PROJECT

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KENYA: “A dream come true” for many slum residents

source: irinnews.org In the last 4 years, COOPI has been undertaking an informal settlements upgrading project in Huruma, Kenya where currently 200 houses have been constructed with facilities like water,

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Sport e musica per la pace a Nairobi

di Daniele Grivel, cooperante Coopi in Kenia [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFYlnQuthMA] Huruma é un quartiere nella parte nord-orientale di Nairobi, dove accanto alle case “vere” si estendono sterminati slum: qui non esiste un piano regolatore, titoli di proprietà e spesso non ci sono nemmeno i servizi più elementari. Solo pochissime abitazioni hanno acqua Continua a leggere Sport e musica per la pace a Nairobi

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