Progress update for June 2020

Low-cost land for housing While COVID-19 and low cost sanitation are immediate and urgent concerns, the existence (and rapid growth) of informal settlements underpins social and economic inequality, and is an underlying cause of the current health crisis. Consequently, the Namibian Chamber of Environment (NCE) and DWN continue to prioritise our sustainable urban development programme …

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Update 14th of May 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Response; Land, Sanitation and Kindergarten Programmes Covid-19 Emergency Response DWN is rolling out low cost handsfree sanitation stations known as tippy taps to reduce the spread of COVID-19. To date 60 green-shirted volunteers have now installed more than 10,000 tippy taps in different towns, reaching more than 25,000 families or 75,000 residents. L├╝deritz: …

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Development Workshop Namibia

Development Workshop Namibia   Development Workshop Namibia (DWN) is a recently registered Namibian NGO with a focus on sustainable urban development, informal settlements and the disadvantaged communities that reside in them. DWN is part of a world-wide network of Development Workshop (DW) organisations with centres in Canada, Angola and France, and offices in Vietnam and …

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