Dw Namibia

Overview of Development Workshop Namibia

Thematic Scope Development Workshop Namibia (DWN) is currently implementing three main programmes: Land for Housing The lack of affordable land for housing is the main cause of Namibia’s housing crisis and the continuous rapid growth of informal settlements; Through this programme, DWN and the Namibian Chamber of Environment (NCE) support local authorities in the planning, …

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Update for July 2020

Low-cost land for housing In Karibib, Nexus construction company has been granted the contract to service phase one of a total of 306 erven in the new neighbourhood being developed by the land programme. A DWN and Karibib Town Council (KTC) joint team also worked in the adjacent informal settlement, initiating its formalisation. Urban Dynamics …

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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 hands-free 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. Lüderitz: …

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Development Workshop Namibia

Development Workshop Namibia Development Workshop Namibia (DWN) is a 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 Burkino Faso. …

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