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CLIFF receives UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award


We were thrilled to receive the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour for our CLIFF programme at the recent World Urban Forum in Medellín, Colombia. Read more

Ibba Girls School opens its doors

1st April 2014

On Monday 17th March, the Ibba Girls Boarding School opened its doors to 40 disadvantaged 10-year-old girls in South Sudan. Homeless International supported the Friends of Ibba Girls School with the building of teacher and student accommodation. Read more

Introducing the Kuyasa Fund, South Africa

31st March 2014

The Kuyasa Fund is one of Homeless International's newest partners. Since it was founded in 2000, Kuyasa has provided financial support to over 45,000 people in South Africa, helping poor and low-income families to improve the quality of their housing. Here we talk to Kuyasa’s CEO, Olivia van Rooyen. Read more

Inspiration from Zimbabwe

28th March 2014

Last month our Chair, David Orr, travelled to Zimbabwe where he visited our work and met a number of our partners from across Africa and Asia who were taking part in a conference for our CLIFF programme. Here he shares his reflections from the trip. Read more

Housing sector supporters cheque in at regional dinner

4th March 2014

Housing sector supporters from the Yorkshire and Humber region came together last month for Homeless International’s regional dinner, with guests Yorkshire Housing presenting a cheque to us for £25,000. Read more

Establishing Housing Associations in Developing Countries: Malawi

3rd March 2014

Homeless International and special guest speakers from Malawi will be presenting a breakout session at next week’s CIH Scotland Annual Housing Conference & Exhibition (11-13 March). Read more

CLIFF awarded UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour

18th February 2014

We are thrilled to announce that our CLIFF programme has been selected to receive the UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award. Read more

Final week to enter Into Africa 2014 competition

11th February 2014

Entries to our Into Africa 2014 competition with Inside Housing and sponsors the London Housing Foundation close this Friday (14th February). Read more

New partners in South Africa and South Sudan

29th January 2014

Extending our reach across Africa, we are excited to now be working with partners in South Africa and South Sudan through our HI Fund, a guarantee and loan facility financed largely by the UK social housing sector. Read more

WSA launches first housing programme in Burkina Faso

28th January 2014

More than 3,000 people in Burkina Faso are set to benefit from affordable housing after the launch of a 500-home building project through our CLIFF programme. Read more