A third World Case Book
Ed. Bertha Turner
Building Community Books, London, 1988
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Contents, Acknowledgements, Author’s Preface and Foreword.
NGO promotes community development.
Community – based urban development in Ethiopia.
Cement Project (PPCT), Ruhengeri.
A local alternative to Portland cement in Rwanda.
Development Project (TARDEP).
Rural people improve their housing in Tanzania.
Young people develop their community in Senegal.
Pakistani women lead a low-cost sanitation project.
Renters take over and transform an Indian slum development.
Banyu Urip, Indonesia.
Indonesians participate in inner-city settlement improvement.
A slum community’s thirty-year struggle in Thailand.
A low-cost sewer system by low-income Pakistanis.
Village 1, Greater Manila.
Philippino squatters become secure home owners
Landless rural Indians build new villages.
Sosial Soegiyapranata (YSS), Semaranang.
New homes and improved lives for Indonesian scavengers.
Co-operativista Uruguayo, Complejo Bulevar and Mesa 1, Montevideo.
High-rise management and low-rise self-build co-operatives.
Augustino Zone III, Lima.
Peruvians redevelop their inner – city settlement.
Tenement renters buy and rebuild their Mexico City homes.
Alto Co-operative, Metropolitan Mexico.
Rural migrants secure tenure housing in Mexico.
Argentinians secure tenure and develop their settlement.
Salvador, Atacongo, Lima
Low-income Peruvians build a new township
Construction Collective (WCC), Kingston.
Skills and employment for Jamaican women.
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