A Latin American foundation, Avina focuses on producing the large-scale changes necessary for sustainable development by fostering collaborative processes among leaders from different sectors. Its Sustainable Cities program seeks to transform cities into ones that foster social progress and equality while respecting the limits of nature. Avina believes in strengthening civic participation and citizen-led oversight in urban planning and management; contributing to the transformation and revitalization of public spaces as drivers for social cohesion, economic inclusion, and cultural expression; and promoting public and corporate policies that support urban resilience.
AVSI Foundation is an international not-for-profit NGO based in Milan, Italy. Its mission is to promote the dignity of the person through development cooperation activities according to the social teaching of the Catholic Church. AVSI played a leading role in pioneering integrated slum upgrading programmes in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, which have been replicated in Mozambique with support from Cities Alliance.
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI)
Habitat for Humanity International
121 Habitat Street
Americus, Georgia 31709-3498 USA
Phone: (+1) 800 422 4828
Slum Dwellers International (SDI)
P.O. BOX 14038, Mowbray 7705
Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: (+27) 21 689 9408
Women In Employment: Globalising and Organising (WIEGO)
79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (+1) 617 496 7037