The campaign is creating a global voice on urban poverty and inclusive cities through engaging international agencies and operating on the international stage in order to support and advance local struggles.
Tools and Features
- community-driven open data on informal settlements collected by slum dwellers
- SDI’s databases are the largest repositories of informal settlement data
- data overview interface
Governance of Case
This is a global campaign of Slum Dwellers International (SDI), a network of community-based organizations of the urban poor in 32 countries and hundreds of cities and towns across Africa, Asia and Latin America founded in 1996. SDI relies on a number of international partnerships in supporting their goals.
Drivers for Open Mobility
The group SDI is committed to supporting a process that is driven from the grassroots of Africa such as the informal settlements of the urban poor, creating alternative systems of knowledge (community-driven data) that are owned by the communities and build the basis of their social and political argument