Innovation de Taudis dans le milieu Urbain

Year Execution: 
2019
Country: 
Madagascar
Organization in Charge: 
The Fuller Center for Housing, Inc.
USD: 
22,000
Nº of Families helped: 
20
Zone: 
Urban
Description: 

Located in the neighborhoods of Mahazoarivo Nord, Mahazoarivo Sud and Antsongo of the city of Antsirabe (the second biggest city in Madagascar, after Antananarivo), the spirit of the project was based on an improvement of the living conditions of the very poor social class with a simple new house of 18.19m 2. The house is a room with kitchen whose dimensions are respectively : 4,61 m x 4.23 m (room outside measure- ment) and 2.22 m x 2 m (kitchen measurement, inside measurement). The materials that were used were mainly cement and red bricks. The main issue faced by the NGO has been related to administrative problems (eg materials delivery has been slow due to the lack of hauliers, the bene ciaries have had di culties in measuring the quanti- ties of sand and gravels being delivered, and thus a member of the NGO had to help them with this matter).