Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia

Improving the lives of poor people in Namibia

The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN), is a community-based network of housing saving schemes, aiming to improve the living conditions of urban and rural poor, while promoting women’s participation. People who are unemployed or earn less then N$ 5,000 (315 Euro) per months can join SDFN.

The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) is affiliated to the Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI).

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