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CAHF on Twitter

6 days ago
African cities are growing so fast - planning for affordability and sustainability is a critical foundation. Investment capital can influence good choices if it pays attention. See Nairobi in @TheEconomist@FSDKe
1 week ago
Excellent opportunity to innovate new approaches to land & tenure in affordable housing- Call for Proposals - Call for Proposals - Secure Tenure in African Cities: Micro Funds for Community Innovation | ⁦ @CitiesAlliance⁩ deadline 25 March 2019
1 week ago
And for more detail on the landscape of housing finance in Africa see our report series. URBANET | Africa | Affordable Housing Investment ⁦ @FSDAfrica⁩ ⁦ @giz_gmbh⁩ ⁦ @FSDKe
1 week ago
An excellent opportunity to showcase the potential for truly affordable housing through a public private partnership in #Mozambique. @FSDmoc_
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Mayor Daviz Simango is instrumental in supporting Casa Real’s work by providing access to land and mobilising the Municipality to promote affordable housing in the City of Beira. #affordablehousingforall @CasaReal13
2 weeks ago
Construction financing is the missing link and where we need real growth : Sh12b Fund based in Kenya to support affordable housing in Sub-Saharan Africa – Capital Business ⁦ @KPDA_Ke⁩ ⁦ @ShelterAfrique⁩ ⁦ @AUHF_Housing⁩
2 weeks ago
Why are there so many abandoned housing projects across Africa? Construction financing is an overlooked link in the housing financing chain. Ghana’s response: Ghana sets aside US$51m for abandoned housing projects ⁦ @ShelterAfrique⁩ ⁦ @GHL_Bank⁩

Instagram: Houses of Africa

  • Over 60 of single family residential units built in Uganda
    Over 60% of single family residential units built in Uganda are built by individual households using savings and income. At about US$8,50 a bag in 2017, the cost of cement is expensive for many - average annual per capital income in 2016 was US$770. Home made brick kilns line the
  • On the road between Entebbe and Kampala in Uganda small
    On the road between Entebbe and Kampala in Uganda, small bungalows double as home and business.  #housesofafrica 
  • housesofafrica mozambique A study was commissioned by FSD in early
     #housesofafrica   #mozambique  A study was commissioned by FSD in early 2017 to chronicle how households have invested, and still plan to invest in their housing; the financial tools they’ve used; and the reasons for their particular housing investment decisions. The Mozambican Housing Investment Chronicles, a collection of data-rich stories on the
  • In Uganda a 10000 houseloan would cost 234month and 22678
    In Uganda, a $10,000 house/loan would cost $234/month, and $22,678 over the term, at an interest rate of 22.0% over 7 years. In addition, the borrower would be required to make a 30% deposit. All else being equal this is affordable to 2.5% of the urban population. Find out more
  • housesofafrica Mzigos are one room structures largely used by Ugandas
     #housesofafrica  Mzigos are one room structures largely used by Uganda's low income earners and students. These were one of the many structures our team engaged in our most recent trip to Uganda. The overall goal of CAHF’s engagement in Uganda is to stimulate investment along the housing value chain. Targeted
  • Louisar House in the southeastern part of Johannesburgs CBD is
    Louisar House in the south-eastern part of Johannesburg’s CBD is like an oasis in the middle of the rough inner city. Financed by TUHF (, the building is nicely refurbished and well maintained. Playground on the roof. Clean, quiet hallways. A common room with free WiFi. Functioning new lift. Rents
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