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Llegando al pobre del sector informal urbano : ejemplos Hondurenos

This publication describes the experiences of local organizations working with the informal urban poor population in Honduras, mainly in the capital, Tegucigapla. The San Juan Bosco Centre (El Centro San Juan Bosco) helps working and street children. The Union of Supporting Services for the Promotion of Women's Participation (Unidad de Servicios de Apoyo para Fomentar la Participation de la Mujer Hondurena - UNISA) helps marginal urban women. Land invasions are dealt with by the Housing Institute INVA (Instituto de la Vivienda - INVA). Housing credits and construction material banks for female headed households, credits for construction materials, micro-enterprises and water supply are undertaken by UNICEF, which works together with the government organization SANAA and the communities in the peri-urban areas of Tegucigalpa. The book aims to show some of the successful achievements of the various organizations working in Honduras, mainly in the capital, Tegucigapla to alleviate the social and economic problems of the urban poor.

TitleLlegando al pobre del sector informal urbano : ejemplos Hondurenos
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication1991
AuthorsMartin, M
Pagination59 p.: photogr.
Date Published1991-01-01
PublisherUNICEF
Place PublishedTegucigalpa, Honduras
Keywordscase studies, children, community development, government organizations, honduras tegucigalpa, microcredit, non-governmental organizations, peri-urban communities, safe water supply, women
Abstract

This publication describes the experiences of local organizations working with the informal urban poor population in Honduras, mainly in the capital, Tegucigapla. The San Juan Bosco Centre (El Centro San Juan Bosco) helps working and street children. The Union of Supporting Services for the Promotion of Women's Participation (Unidad de Servicios de Apoyo para Fomentar la Participation de la Mujer Hondurena - UNISA) helps marginal urban women. Land invasions are dealt with by the Housing Institute INVA (Instituto de la Vivienda - INVA). Housing credits and construction material banks for female headed households, credits for construction materials, micro-enterprises and water supply are undertaken by UNICEF, which works together with the government organization SANAA and the communities in the peri-urban areas of Tegucigalpa. The book aims to show some of the successful achievements of the various organizations working in Honduras, mainly in the capital, Tegucigapla to alleviate the social and economic problems of the urban poor.

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Translated TitleReaching the poor of the informal urban sector : examples from Honduras