The world’s poorest are unable to gain access to housing improvement solutions.
Rohit Saxena - Sample Presentation
Hult Global Case Challenge 2012San FranciscoSchulich School of BusinessYork University
Constructing the Road Ahead Target Growth Rate : 35% for 10 yearsImpacted500,000 Homes
Issue and Recommendation Core Issue:The world’s poorest are unable to gain access to housing improvement solutions. Recommendation: To leverage the strengths of community ties and partnerships in order to increase the reach of housing improvement solutions to the world’s poorest.
Situational Analysis HFHI Affiliates Screen Internal: families based on • Difficulty with the development of deep-rootedpredetermined selection relationships with partners criteria. • Current model based on: – Ability of homeowners to repay mortgages – Pull system – HFHI uses future revenue streams as collateral External: • The poorest (BOP) do not have any collateral Impossible to reach 50 million people in 10 years.
Strength of Social Network in the BoPInstances of microfinance housing institutions already tapping into this worldwide
Harnessing the Power of Relationships• Social Capital: – value of social relations and the role of cooperation and confidence to get collective or economic results.
Implementation Flow ChartHabitat for Humanity International Identification of communities Social Capital Firms measurement HFH Affiliate identify Construction Needs… Corporate Microfinance InstitutionsPartnerships &Crowd Sourcing …Housing and Beyond Community
Five Largest Urban Slums• Neza-Chalco-Itza – Mexico ( 4 Million)• Orangi Town – Pakistan ( 2.5 Million)• Dharavi – India ( 1 Million)• Khayelistha – South Africa (400,000)• Kiberta – Kenya, inside Nairobi ( 250,000)