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Greater Manchester Savers at the Practical Community Development Conference

  • October 31, 2018

Savers from Mums Mart, Brinnington and the Kenyan Slum Dwellers Federation presented together at a conference on Practical Community Development in Levenshulme which was organised by the Community Development... Continue Reading

“With savings we can do wonders”: a Manchester-Muungano exchange

  • August 7, 2018

In June 2018, six Greater Manchester residents went on a learning exchange visit to Muungano Wa Wanavijiji (the Kenyan Slum Dwellers Federation) in Nairobi as part of the Realising... Continue Reading

A Manchester-Muungano exchange

  • August 7, 2018

In June 2018, six local residents from Salford, Stockport and Manchester travelled to Nairobi to learn first-hand about twenty years of mobilisation by the powerful savings-based movement Muungano Wa... Continue Reading

Members of Mums Mart, Lower Broughton Life and the South African Alliance in South Africa, July 2017. Copyright: Sophie King. All rights reserved.

When you get a front door, remember to leave it open

  • September 26, 2017

A Manchester-South Africa exchange reveals striking similarities in the dynamics of urban inequality. Continue Reading