Akiba Mashinani Trust (AMT) was established in 2003 as a housing development & finance agency by the Slum Dwellers Federation of Kenya - Muungano wa Wanavijiji (MWW), an affiliate of Slum Dwellers International (SDI); and it operates in all Counties of Kenya.
AMT specializes in researching, innovating, advocating, piloting social housing finance & basic services solutions for the low income people. It provides financial, enterprise development, housing development, & project management services.
AMT builds capacities of community organizations to undertake all aspects of financial intermediation, to reach low income people with appropriate high quality financial & related services on a sustainable basis; thereby develop financial systems and improve livelihood security of low income communities.
AMT helps people gain self-sufficiency, dignity and economic stability. AMT helps the poorest of the poor find new life and hope!
Muungano wa Wanavijiji (MWW) is a nationwide federation of the urban poor that seeks to improve the quality of life of its members through an extensive process of policy advocacy and dialogue with government (both central and local), civil society and private sector organizations. By and large, the federation proactively engages its members in savings
All low income rural and urban dwellers have sustainable shelter and are able to meet their basic needs.
We provide access to sustainable and affordable shelter, infrastructure, and innovative financial and technical solutions to urban and rural low income earners through community led processes.
- Adopt a professional approach to all activities.
- Focus on the shelter concerns of the poor.
- Be transparent and accountable to stakeholders
This is a new change.