Urban development

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ע"י admin | 18 בפבר' 2011
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Here's a story about how members of the Changemakers community are working with businesses to help people in poor communities invest in building or expanding their homes:For thousands of Mexicans like Rosa Magaña, the dream of living in a home large enough to humanely accommodate her family hovered far on the horizon. Then an initiative by a local building supply company in Guadalajara gave her the tools to make her dream come true. “Now I have a house in which my family lives a much better and more dignified life,” she said.The company, cement manufacturer Cemex, found a way to address the numerous barriers to home building and home expansion for the millions of families living in single room shacks of corrugated metal or cardboard. Read more about this solution, or discuss this topic below.