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low cost mass housing - moladi

moladi plastic concrete formwork system, for low cost housing, provides and assists with the full range of requirements involved in the transfer and use of a proven low construction cost housing technology. We supply affordable housing technology and support transfer of know-how to empower individuals to achieve worth, by meaningful action to raise those at the “bottom of the pyramid” to a higher level, supplying low cost housing technology. Low construction cost affordable housing- not poor quality.

For more information on moladi patented plastic panel form, or formwork, visit http://www.moladi.net/

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Panel form work - moladi patented panel form work

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moladi plastic concrete formwork system, for low cost housing, provides and assists with the full range of requirements involved in the transfer and use of a proven low construction cost housing technology. We supply affordable housing technology and support transfer of know-how to empower individuals to achieve worth, by meaningful action to raise those at the “bottom of the pyramid” to a higher level, supplying low cost housing technology. Low construction cost affordable housing- not poor quality.

For more information on moladi patented plastic panel form, or formwork, visit http://www.moladi.net/

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Mass Housing Solution - moladi

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Mass Housing Solution - moladi

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To build or not to build - Sudan

Build camps and run the risk of long-term dependence, or build nothing and watch basic needs grow

Sudan: Aid Workers in a Quandary - To build or not to build - Sudan
Build camps and run the risk of long-term dependence, or build nothing and watch basic needs grow: this is the dilemma facing aid workers in Southern Sudan amid an unexpectedly large deluge of people leaving the north of the country in the run-up to January's secession referendum in the south.

According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), some 92,000 people of southern origin, many of them displaced during decades of civil war, had crossed from north to south between October and 22 December, and the rate of return was increasing.
The problem is that many are returning by bus, dropped off in major southern towns with no means of completing their journey to their area of origin.
When IRIN visited Aweil, capital of Northern Bahr al Ghazal State, recently, some 5,000 returnees were stuck …

Train the unemployed to build for the homeless

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Train the unemployed to build for the homeless. moladi has developed a construction system that will change the way we build homes. The world needs a product at the bottom of the pyramid to be sustainable - SHELTERCombining SHELTER and job creation is sustaiable for the billions of POOR

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Low cost housing construction system - moladi building system

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Train the unemployed to build for the homeless - DesignMind

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Train the unemployed to build for the homeless: Train the unemployed to build for the homeless - moladi

Train the unemployed to build for the homeless
Talk about an exciting time to be involved with the BoP. Since the world's wealthiest philanthropist Bill Gates gave his speech about "creative capitalism" in Davos.Now Mr. Gates is arguing that capitalism, appropriately pursued, is in fact the best hope to bring services and improve productivity and create opportunity for the world's 4 billion poor - and that, accordingly, the world needs to invest much more heavily in the micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises that are close to the poor. If Mr. Gates puts the muscle of his foundation behind such enterprise development - which we have long argued is the principal bottleneck to a successful BOP business approach - then perhaps the world will really change.Maslow's hierarchy of needs is often depicted as a pyramid consisting of five levels: the four lower levels…

low-cost houses pushed

low-cost houses pushed

Pag-IBIG Fund is encouraging the development of low-cost socialized house with units costing as low as P100,000 to make them affordable to the poor.
Edgardo Lacson, a member of the board of the Fund, said the current P400,000 cost of socialized housing units translates to a monthly amortization of P1,000 which is still not within the reach of the poor.
"We want to make it as affordable to as low as P200 to P300 a month in amortization," Lacson said.

Lacson said this is a faster way of addressing the 4 million-housing backlog.

"With only 400,000 units being built every year, how can we catch up? We need to think out of the box. We want to update the backlog in six years. We want real low-cost housing. It’s easier in the pockets of borrowers," said Lacson.

Keywords - Low cost housing, low-income housing, concrete homes, human settlements, housing backlog, lacsn, 4 million, affordable to the poor, socialized, moladi solution

Hugo Chavez emergency housing construction

Venezuela - Hugo Chavez Accelerates emergency public housing construction

Venezuela - Hugo Chavez Accelerates emergency public housing construction

Over the weekend, the Venezuelan government approved new funds and announced the nationalization of two companies that produce construction materials in order to accelerate a surge of public housing projects for people displaced by recent floods.

The National Assembly voted to allocate 1.18 billion bolivars (US$ 274 million) towards a special housing plan to build 9,387 homes for flood victims in Caracas. It approved an additional 63.9 million bolivars (US$ 14.8 million) for the Commerce Ministry to buy basic items for the thousands of families currently living in shelters as a result of the floods.

Meanwhile, President Hugo Chavez has been on a flurry of visits to emergency housing construction sites and shelters to assure flood victims that the government will fulfill its promise to build them new homes.

During his presidential talk show…

Rural development project

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Rural development project

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Affordable homes Saudi buyers struggle to find low cost homes

Saudi buyers struggle to find affordable homes - Emirates

Affordable homes Saudi buyers struggle to find low cost affordable homes

There is a shortfall of around one million housing units in Saudi Arabia, the largest Arab economy with a population of 27 million, the report said, citing government sources.With the mortgage market representing only 2 percent of the gross domestic product of the top oil exporter, mortgage credit is limited, making affordability more difficult for low and middle-income earners."Developers continue to show bias towards developing mid to high-income housing units. This has created a large pool of untapped demand for low-cost housing."

Keywords - Affordable homes, Saudi, buyers, million housing units, low, income, middle-income, housing, human settlements, concrete homes, low cost housing, moladi, formworh, poor, homeless

Kenya construction boom outside Nairobi in Nakuru

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Kenya construction boom outside Nairobi in Nakuru

Real estate boom spills over to more urban centres

The construction boom in Kenya is spilling to urban areas outside Nairobi with Nakuru town, Kenya’s fourth largest urban centre and the fastest growing metropolis in Africa, the latest to attract an investment of 450 low-cost housing units.
Milimani Holdings, a group of private investors, plans to spend an estimated Sh250 million in the construction, which is set to speed up development in the town recently named by UN-Habitat as Africa’s fastest growing urban centre.
The initial phase of the project will comprise 160 housing units, clustered in 10 blocks of 16 flats each in the five-year project scheduled to start next year.

“Nakuru is fast growing in terms of the attraction of professional services and skills, but the real estate sector has not been exploited to reflect the resultant demand from this influx,” Mr Edwin Gitau, an official with SEB Estates Limited that will manage the n…

Formwork construction-moladi

Formwork construction-moladi

moladi provide and assist with the full range of requirements involved in the transfer and use of a proven low construction cost technology. We supply technology and support transfer of know-how to empower individuals to achieve worth, by meaningful action to raise those at the "bottom of the pyramid" to a higher level, supplying low cost housing technology.
Cost effective
Affordable homes
Building system
Reinforced structures
Unskilled labour
Reduce carbon footprint
Environmentally friendly building materials
Reuse
Recycle
Green product
Non-toxic building materials
Thermal properties
Speed
Logistics
Quality
Plastic formwork
Alternative building technology
Construction technology
Beyond the brick

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Create job creators, not seekers

Create job creators, not seekers: Kalam


Create job creators, not seekers: Kalam
BS Reporter / Chennai/ Hyderabad December 17, 2010, 0:34 IST
Former president APJ Abdul Kalam has called for new ways to harness rural entrepreneurship and for reorienting the education system to address the twin issues of skills gap and employment.
“Create job creators rather than job seekers,” he said presenting cases of innovative applications originating in rural areas of Assam and Kerala. “Grassroots innovators come up with creative solutions out of experience or necessity (An example moladi ).These need to be integrated with appropriate technology to make them marketable and competitive,” he said.

Kalam was speaking at the inaugural of an international conference on skill development in the context of a technology-driven society. The two-day conference is organised jointly by the Rural Educational and Economic Development Society (Reeds) and the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

He suggested that pa…

affordable housing for the poor?

How can the poor get affordable housing?

In 2008, for the first time in history, more people will begin to live in cities than in villages. According to the State of World Population Report 2007, the world's urban population is 3.3 billion out of a total world population of 6.6 billion.
If the current trend continues, the number of urban dwellers will reach almost 5 billion by 2030. In India the urban population is expected to become 576 million in 2030 from the current 328 million.
With this rapid urbanisation, one of the biggest challenges will be providing affordable housing to citydwellers, especially the poor. Housing is integral to the well-being of a family. Over a billion people around the world live in appalling conditions of urban slums lacking the benefits of adequate housing. In India alone, about 100 million persons live in slums and slum-like conditions without adequate basic facilities such as piped water, sanitation, schools, health, and so on. These numbers are ex…

United Nations Development Programme - moladi

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We are extremely proud to share our latest achievement – A Case Study compiled by United Nations Development Programme - Growing Inclusive Markets (GIM) has been published – moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor? –Link
The GIM Initiative is part of the UNDP Private Sector Division headed by the Director Henry Jackelen. The Division also hosts the Business Call to Action (BCtA), a global initiative that challenges private sector companies to adapt their core business models in support of poverty eradication and growth in developing countries, and the Inclusive Markets Development (IMD)programme, which seeks to promote inclusive market policies and projects globally.

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UNDP Affordable Housing Solution - UNDP Growing Inclusive Markets

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Moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor? Growing Inclusive Markets

Moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor? moladi UNDP - Millennium Development Goals

Authors - Pierre Coetzer
Lead Organization
Moladi - Hennie Botes Interview - October 1, 2009
Type of Organization
MSME
Country - South Africa (Sub Saharan Africa)
Business Sector - Housing and Construction
Role of the Poor - Employee - Theme

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Abstract - Fight Poverty Unemployment Crime through GousingMoladi utilizes a unique plastic injection molded technology to produce cast-in-place mortar structures. The process allows unskilled laborers to use indigenous materials to quickly and cheaply construct high standard permanent buildings that are earthquake, cyclone and tsunami resistant. With the intended purpose of "housing the nations", the construction technology addresses four key challenge…

Moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor? | Growing Inclusive Markets

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Moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor? Growing Inclusive Markets

Moladi: An Affordable Housing Solution for the Poor?


Authors
Pierre Coetzer
Lead Organization
Moladi
Type of Organization
MSME
Country
South Africa (Sub Saharan Africa)
Business Sector
Housing and Construction
Role of the Poor
Employee
Theme
Environmental Impact

MDG

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Abstract
Moladi utilizes a unique plastic injection molded technology to produce cast-in-place mortar structures. The process allows unskilled laborers to use indigenous materials to quickly and cheaply construct high standard permanent buildings that are earthquake, cyclone and tsunami resistant. With the intended purpose of "housing the nations", the construction technology addresses four key challenges embodied in the low cost housing shortages facing developing countries, namely: lack of resources, insufficient funds, shortage of skills, and time …

Pro-poor Shelter Development | Human Settlements | International Institute for Environment and Development

Pro-poor Shelter Development Human Settlements International Institute for Environment and Development

Pro-poor Shelter Development in Urban Poverty

Urban poverty is a significant cause of inadequate shelter. Lack of finance requires individuals or households to rent poor quality accommodation or to build informally and sometimes illegally; no other options are affordable to many of those living in Southern towns and cities.

Background
An estimated 900 million are living in inadequate housing and unsafe neighbourhoods. Individuals and families struggle to secure the resources they need for healthy and prosperous lives and this includes shelter. There are very high levels of informal tenure and incremental housing development in Southern towns and cities.
Urban poverty is a significant cause of inadequate shelter. Lack of finance requires individuals or households to rent poor quality accommodation or to build informally and sometimes illegally; no other options are affordable to many …

Concrete House Designs Architecture

Concrete House Designs Architecture

There are numerous environmental advantages of using the moladi system in the construction industry. The majority of home owners have not been made aware of the embodied energy in building materials. The embodied energy of a building material, such as brick, refers to the energy that is used or expended during the life cycle of a material. This would include the cost to produce, transport, build and maintain the material during its life cycle. Building materials should be not be evaluated by their function, cost and aesthetic value alone. The environmental consequences associated with the selection and use of building materials should be considered a crucial aspect in ascertaining the viability of a project. The calculation of the embodied energy in building materials, or their life-cycle assessment, takes into account the following aspects;
1. The extraction and processing of raw materials
2. The manufacturing, packaging and transportation of the…

Housing the urban poor

Housing the urban poor -- New Internationalist


Housing the urban poor


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Jeremy Seabrook meets Mohammad Kamal Uddin, who has worked tirelessly for two decades to transform people’s lives in Bangladesh.

I first met Kamal Uddin 20 years ago. At that time, the NGO of which he is director, ARBAN (the Association for the Realization of Basic Needs), was working on a programme of literacy and numeracy for women in the poorest areas of Dhaka. We visited 25 or 30 slum settlements, mostly self-build bamboo and wood huts around polluted ponds or on low-lying marshy ground. This was government land, occupied by the poor, but controlled by powerful individuals who took a toll, or rent, from the people. Many were paying over half their monthly income to these unofficial landlords.
This was the beginning of a scheme in which garment-workers, maidservants, rickshaw drivers, construction workers, vendors and labourers would accompany ARBAN on a journey towards its most recent venture – the…

outlaw annual house rent

Rules set to outlaw annual house rent

Dar es Salaam. Landlords in Dar es Salaam and other towns around the country may soon be barred from demanding a year’s rent from tenants if the proposed guidelines in a new national housing policy are endorsed. The long-running tradition, which forces tenants to either borrow or deny themselves to stringently save in order to raise 12 months’ rent, is one of the toughest challenges, especially for newly employed people, who can hardly accumulate the money to pay up. And working to the landlords’ .As part of a plan to seek solutions to the serious urban housing crisis, the government is drafting and will soon table for discussion by various parties, the new policy, which also seeks to stimulate investments and rescue overburdened tenants from profiteering house owners. Sources in the government told The Citizen on Sunday that among the issues being considered is a recommendation on the maximum period for which a landlord can demand rent upfron…

Botswana Housing Corporation - Decent housing by 2016

Guardian :: Decent housing by 2016: A pipedream ::


Long queues for plot allocation haunt Land Boards across the width and breadth of the country while Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) is unable to meet housing demands for the urban and major village populations. In the meantime, the gulf between the rich and poor continues to grow diminishing all prospects for the attainment of the lofty Vision 2016 ideals. JUSTICE KAVAHEMATUI reports

The government says it is committed that by the year 2016 all Batswana will have decent shelter.Specifically it states: “By the Year 2016, all Batswana will be able to obtain access to good basic shelter.” Shelter is a basic human need. Lands and Housing minister Nonofo Molefhi reiterated this commitment at the recent Housing Pitso. This albeit the stretching queues of people waiting to be allocated plots while some want to buy houses from the Botswana Housing Corporation (BHC) or rent. The nation has also lost trust in the government’s provision of ho…

Moladi sustainable community housing solutions within reach.

Moladi: sustainable community housing solutions within reach.


Moladi: sustainable community housing solutions within reach.
Friday, 26 November 2010 05:40
*Tanzania lacks 1.2 million housing units*100 million people worldwide are homeless - DANIEL SEMBERYA

Despite various efforts made in the past to reduce poverty, especially in he developing countries, access to basic services such as health, education and housing among others, continue to be major national and global challenges.The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat ) estimates that 1.1 billion people currently live in slums and about 100 million people worldwide are homeless. However, in absolute terms Asia has the largest number of slum dwellers at 554 million, followed by Sub-Saharan Africa at 187 million. The total population of slum dwellers has increased substantially over the past two decades, and it is further projected to increase to 2 billion in the next 30 years.In her book entitled 'Housing and ec…