Latest news

Empowering communities and improving sanitation in slums

5th August 2014

We are currently working on a project with our partners, CCI in Tanzania and Dialogue in Zimbabwe, to improve the health and livelihoods of over 41,000 slum dwellers by providing them with access to clean, affordable water, decent toilets, and improved hygiene. Read more

Building a brighter future in Zimbabwe

28th July 2014

More than just housing, the CLIFF programme in Zimbabwe unlocks income generating opportunities for craftsmen and women across the country. Read more

Seddon joins battle for sustainable housing in slums

9th July 2014

We are delighted that Seddon Construction, a family-owned and managed construction, maintenance and developments business, has selected Homeless International as their nominated charity for 2014. Read more

Into Africa Winners Announced

30th April 2014

The three lucky winners of Homeless International’s Into Africa competition with Inside Housing magazine and sponsors London Housing Foundation were announced at last night’s UK Housing Awards in London. Read more

Towards a Fair Trade in Affordable Housing

29th April 2014

A new housing project with our Kenyan partner NACHU could deliver far more than just 184 homes on the peri-urban fringe of Nairobi. The Tausi Housing Project has the potential to set a precedent for the inclusion of adequate housing within the Fairtrade framework for employer responsibility. Read more

CLIFF receives UN-Habitat Scroll of Honour Award

23rd April 2014

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