We build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter
Vulnerable Group HousingThe program supports orphans and their care givers through construction of homes with ventilated improved pit latrines, bathing shelters and a rain water harvesting system. Families are provided with skills training including knowledge of HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, succession planning..
Market Systems DevelopmentsTo truly impact upon the housing challenges, we recognize the need to work with market actors. As only 19.5% of Ugandans have a bank account, the current products available tend to be skewed to higher income earners. HFHU is working with partners to develop housing microfinance products and services.
Housing MicrofinanceCredit is a real challenge in Uganda’s cash-based society. We help families access financial services to improve their homes. We do this directly and through partnering institutions. We promote the practice of incremental building – an approach where clients build in stages, first the walls, then the roof, then the doors & windows, etc
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