Watch a Slideshow on Showcasing Life in Ghana's Slums

Photo: CHF International
[7 July 2011] -- CHF Ghana, in celebration of the successful conclusion of the SCALE-UP project, hosted a special photo exhibition including photos of students, workers and families living in the slums of Accra.
Through the SCALE-UP programme, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, CHF has been working with slum communities to improve living environments, create job opportunities, improve water and sanitation facilities, empower residents, build the capacity of local NGO partners and create greater cooperation between communities and city planners.
About CHF International
Founded in 1952, the Cooperative Housing Foundation — now known simply as CHF International — serves more than 20 million people each year, empowering them to improve their lives and livelihoods for a better future.
CHF currently has programmes in more than 25 countries around the world, across Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and the Caucasus, and the Middle East.
Its mission is to be a catalyst for long-lasting positive change in low- and moderate-income communities around the world, helping them improve their social, economic and environmental conditions.
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