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NGO partners Lagos state to empower slum dwellers

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Spaces for Change, a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with the Lagos State Resilience Office, is leading an initiative to address poverty among slum dwellers in the state. The organisation, also known as S4C, recently led a focus group discussion on empowering slum dwellers to quit poverty and live a better life, noting that this would go a long way in ...

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The Challenges of Living in a Slum Area

living in a slum area

Urban populations have skyrocketed globally and today represent more than half of the world’s population. In this article, we look at the challenges of living in a slum area. In some parts of the developing world, the growth of the urban population has more-than-proportionately involved rural migration to informal settlements in and around cities, known more commonly as “slums”—densely populated ...

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The Formation of Slums in a Rapidly Urbanizing World

slum formation

The formation of slums in any rapidly urbanizing city is inevitable, just like it’s being witnessed in Lagos state. However the population of slum dwellers can be brought to its barest minimum if the rights steps are taking in the appropriate direction. This article talks about the link between Urbanization and slum formation. There has been evidence of large slum ...

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