As part of a project aimed at rehabilitation of the disabled people in Limete (Kinshasa), Alternatives has recently undertaken (May 2003) a pilot project aimed at using promouvir Appropriate building technologies at lower costs. Adobe bricks (made of clay) is actually cheaper to produce, but more importantly, it has undeniable qualities in terms of its climate resilience.
With the Angolan civil war, many citizens were forced to abandon their homes and possessions to escape the fighting. In 1999, nearly 1,975 families, nearly 8,100 refugees were facing problems of hunger, poverty and general insecurity in the town of Lombe at 22 km from the city of Malange in Angola.
1999 - 2000
Contact Person & Details:
For more information : Michel Lambert, 514 982 6606
Alternatives assists this layer of women to take a leading role in the Khanya College 2005 Winter School in the conceptualizing, planning, preparing, facilitating, designing and evaluation of the school. The theme of the Winter School for 2005 is Gender and Neo-liberalism.