Worth a watch: Community-based finance for affordable housing in Africa, session II


From pilot projects to scale - June 7, 2022

How important is it to have multi stakeholder partnerships to develop financial mechanisms and scale up projects for affordable housing production in Africa?

During this webinar, three organizations presented their work in supporting communities and establishing partnerships to create change and make housing accessible to everyone. We heard from housing finance experts and housing professionals from the Development Action Group in South Africa, the MicroBuild Fund of the Terwilliger Center (Habitat for Humanity) and the Akiba Mashinani Trust in Kenya.



  • Jacinta Mwelu, Akiba Mashinani Trust/Muungano Alliance (Kenya)
  • Daniel Mhina, Habitat for Humanity/Microbuild Fund - Nyumba Smart Loans (Kenya and Uganda)
  • Zama Mgwatyu, Development Action Group (Afrique du Sud)

Download general presentation (PDF, 3.08 MB)

Organised with urbaMonde, Center for Affordable Housing in Africa and African Union for Housing Finance.

Watch Session I: Building successful partnerships & collaborations across sectors