CUE Squatter Settlements
Favela Bairo Project South east Brazil
When did it start?
How many Favelas are in Brazil?
1/5 of the citys population
How many people is it helping?
230,000 in 73 favelas
Where did the money come from?
$300 million from local authority and Inter American Development Bank
3 Social Improvements
Day- Care centres and after school schemes for kids whose parents work
Adult education classes
Services to help drug addiction, domestic abuse and alcohol problems
2 economic improvements
Residents- can apply to legally own home
Training schemes- Better jobs- Better Pay
3 Environmental improvements
Replacing wood buildings and moving off slopes
Widening and paving streets- better and bigger access
Providing Basic services
Choose own improvements on Favela
Neighbourood associations- communicate with residents
New services staffed by residents
Is it successful?
Living health improved
Property increased by 80-120%