Improve the Lives of Slum Dwellers - by Willow


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Improve the Lives of Slum Dwellers - by Willow

  1. 1. Slum dweller MDG-G7-T11 o8o1 Willow
  2. 2. Slumdwellers <ul><li>Millennium Development Goal 7 : ensure environmental sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Target 11 : Improve the lives of at least 100 million slumdwellers by 2020 </li></ul><ul><li>© Copyright 2006 Millennium Project </li></ul>
  3. 3. Difination <ul><li>A slum , as defined by the United Nations agency UN-HABITAT , is a run-down area of a city characterized by substandard housing and squalor and lacking in tenure security. ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>A slum dweller is the person who lives in the slum </li></ul>
  4. 4. Causes <ul><li>slow economic progress. </li></ul><ul><li>The poverty with low incomes </li></ul><ul><li>vicious cycle of population growth </li></ul><ul><li>inadequate housing </li></ul><ul><li>opportunities in the cities (leading to migration to the cities) </li></ul><ul><li>(POVERTY AND SLUMS IN INDIA ?IMPACT OF CHANGING ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE </li></ul><ul><li>Guest Column by Hari Sud </li></ul>
  5. 5. Effects <ul><li>Urban blight, poverty, disesae, malnutrition, unemployment, crime, drug addiction, alcoholism, prostitution, childabuse, bounded labor, mental illness, suicide, high rates of disease,lack basic health care and education , etc. ( ) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Rubbish accumulates in huge quantities. </li></ul><ul><li>Photographed by carrier </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Starvation </li></ul><ul><li>Photographed by carrier </li></ul>
  8. 8. unemployment
  9. 9. Organization ( HFHI ) <ul><li>Habitat for Humanity International </li></ul><ul><li>is an international,ecumenical Christian, non-governmental,non-profit, organization devoted to build &quot;simple, decent, and affordable&quot; housings. ( </li></ul>
  10. 10. Projects <ul><li>Habitat's Gulf Coast Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>A special program to help restore housing to the areas affected by Hurricanes , Katrina and Rita. </li></ul><ul><li>Making it Better in the Long Term with Solar </li></ul><ul><li>A project to supply the housing electricity through the use of solar . </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Habitat ReStore </li></ul><ul><li>a project to re-sell new and used building and household materials donated by large companies, job sites, and individuals. </li></ul><ul><li>( </li></ul>
  12. 12. Why I care about it? What I will do? <ul><li>Current situation </li></ul><ul><li>Future trend </li></ul><ul><li>The film </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer work </li></ul><ul><li>Donation </li></ul><ul><li>Campaign </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ways to get involved <ul><li>take part in the youth programs which are the branches of the Habitat for Humanity ( Youth Leadership Conference, Act! Speak! Build! Week, Campus Chapters, ect.) </li></ul><ul><li>(Build your community </li></ul>
  14. 14. Works cited <ul><li>  &quot;Millennium Development Goals.&quot; UN Millennium Project | Welcome to Our Historic Site . N.p., n.d. Web. 27 June 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Slum.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.,, 25 June 2010. Web. 27 June 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Hari, Sud. &quot;Poverty and Slums in India ?Impact of Changing Economic Landscape.&quot; . South Asia Analysis Group, 17 Apr. 2006. Web. 27 June 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>  &quot;Slum.&quot; . Web. 26 June 2010. <> </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;About Habitat for Humanity.&quot; Habitat for Humanity Int'l . Habitat for Humanity, n.d. Web. 27 June 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Habitat for Humanity.&quot; Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia . Web. 27 June 2010. <>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Ages 14–25.&quot; Habitat for Humanity Int'l . Web. 27 June 2010. <>. </li></ul>