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Semeni's Story is a 7 minute video focussing on Semeni Likulo a working mother in Tanzania who, with the support of WAT Human Settlements Trust, takes out loans to buy land and build a home for her family. WAT HST has been a partner with Rooftops Canada since 1995.

 

"Communicare Bothasig Gardens" is a 9 minute video that depicts the work of Communicare, a NASHO member based in Cape Town on their Bothasig Gardens project. NASHO is supported by Rooftops Canada/Abri International. The video contains interviews of residents settling into the new social housing project. To request a copy (available in DVD) for presentation in your community, please contact us at info@rooftops.ca

 

"Hostels to Homes" is a 12 minute film about work supported by Rooftops Canada/Abri International in Cape Town, South Africa. It has wonderful interviews with residents of former hostels that have been converted to flats. To obtain a copy, available in Video and DVD, for presentation in your community, please contact info@rooftops.ca
 

“The Kuyasa Fund: A New Dawn for Housing Finance” is a 10 minute film showcasing the work of The Kuyasa Fund in Cape Town, South Africa. Kuyasa, supported by Rooftops Canada, provides a new start for poor people living in deprived conditions in South Africa’s “townships” by providing micro-loans for home improvements and construction.  To obtain a copy, available in DVD, for presentation in your community, please contact info@rooftops.ca


 "From Shacks to Hope" is a 26 minute film that depicts the work of NACHU (Kenya) which is supported by Rooftops Canada/Abri International. To request a copy (available in VIDEO and DVD) for presentation in your community, please contact us at info@rooftops.ca
 

“Aftermath of Post Election Violence in Kenya” is a 16 minutes film about the post-election violence following the December 27, 2007 election in Kenya that left 800 dead and more than 300,000 people driven from their homes, crowding into displacement camps or fleeing into neighbouring Uganda. Many of the housing co-ops that Rooftops Canada supports were affected. To obtain a copy, available in DVD, for presentation in your community, please contact info@rooftops.ca
 

Operation Murambatsvinais a 12 minute film about the 2005 mass evictions in Zimbabwe that left more than 700,000 people homeless in cities across the country. Many members of housing co-ops that Rooftops Canada supports were affected. To obtain a copy, available in DVD, for presentation in your community, please contact info@rooftops.ca