Community Organising

Across South Africa, inequality and dire living conditions remain harsh realities. In response to this, the SA SDI Alliance builds strong, organised movements of the poor who self-identify priorities and pragmatically engage government and other actors on development solutions. Supporting the creation of strong movements of the urban poor with community-organising capacity constitutes the foundation of this work. As such, our community organising work centres around three of our most important tools:

Community Stories

NEW PUBLICATION: A people’s led approach to informal settlement upgrading

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  Exploring partnerships with local government: A people's-led approach to informal settlement upgrading It is with great pleasure that we share our most recent publication:   It comes at a time…

Practices of women’s saving and lending groups: Bath University students exchange to Cape Town, South Africa

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Nabaa Zaynah, Sophie Moody, Kate Hunt, Hien Le (Bath University Students) On the 5th of September, SA SDI Alliance facilitated an exchange between International Development with Economics students from the University…

“We are poor, but not hopeless”: Youth mobilisation in Orange Farm, Johannesburg

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Collaboration Saving Scheme (on behalf of FEDUP) One of the landmark projects of the collaboration youth saving scheme is the street naming project in Orange Farm, Johannesburg. We have taken upon…