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Engaging with the urban poor and their organizations for poverty reduction and urban governance

Published by: UNDP

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This paper is primarily about the initiatives of organizations formed by the urban poor themselves and the potential these have as partners for UNDP offices. This includes the work of grassroots organizations formed around savings groups, mostly managed by women and in which most savers are women. This paper has a particular interest in how the scale and scope of what they do and what they can influence has been increased by the city-wide and national federations that they have formed, and the local NGOs that support them.

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SDGs Goal 1: No poverty
Thematic Area
Inclusive economic growth for poverty eradication
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