Slums- Case studies

3 slum case studies for: challenges, opportunities and improvements. 

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  • Created by: YenCtz
  • Created on: 19-05-16 10:36
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  • Slums
    • Improvements
      • Rocinha, Brazil
        • NGOs
          • Developing Minds Foundation
            • Computer courses
            • Jobs in the future
          • Hotels/tours
        • Government
          • Gave people rights to own their homes
            • Built own homes
              • Provided honeycomb bricks
            • People pay tax
          • Provided honeycomb bricks
          • Built water pipes
          • Widened roads
          • Employed workers to collect litter
        • Self-help schemes
          • Built own homes
            • started shops/ businesses
      • Opportunities
        • Dharavi, India
          • "poor little rich slum"
          • Transport link to main city
            • Access to jobs
          • Economy is booming
            • Lots of small businesses
          • Community feel
          • 85% of people employed
          • Largest plastic and tin recycling unit in India
          • Affordable housing
            • £2.20/ month
          • Water supplies are more reliable
      • Challenges
        • Extreme poverty
        • Lack of sanitation
        • Noise pollution
        • Visual pollution
        • Poor quality housing
        • Untreated water
          • Cholera and typhoid
        • Kibera, Kenya
          • 20% of children die before the age of 5
          • 80% of men uneployed
          • 8% of women educated
          • Chronic overcrowding
            • 1 million people per 1.5 square miles
          • Toilets can be shared up to 1000 people
        • Unreliable employment

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