The video below explores life in the favela of Rocinha. Anne Waiguru, the minister of planning and devolution, told the BBC: These are small scale projects which allow local people to use their skills to help improve their local area. Charities help to improve life for people in shanty towns by providing money for self-help schemes. Since the introduction of the slum renewal project some five months ago, more than 3, people have been employed.

It is a very diverse population with over 40 ethnic groups including the Kikuyu, Luo and Maasai. Their aim is to improve the literacy rates of children so they can get a good job, improve their standard of living and have more life choices. These jobs form part of the informal economy which is also called the grey economy. There are now also many services in Rocinha including cafes and shops. Brick houses are built with electricity, running water and sanitation pipes. Squatter settlements Mumbai is an important port city on the northwest coast of India and is the state capital of Maharashtra. The plan to improve Dharavi is called Vision Mumbai.

We’re in Mashimoni, home to mud huts and tin shacks. In Mumbai the squatter settlement of Dharavi is now home to over 1 million people. These are external links and will open in a new window. Brick houses are built with electricity, running water and sanitation pipes. The capital city is Nairobi. Their aim is to improve the literacy rates of children kiberq they can get a good job, improve their standard of living and have more life choices. Daily news briefing direct to your inbox Sign up for our newsletter.

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But because some shacks were removed to make space for development, she now has fewer customers living nearby. Squatter settlements Mumbai is an important port city on the northwest coast of India and is the state capital of Maharashtra.

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These jobs form part of the informal economy which is also called the grey economy. More on this story. Kibera, the Kenyan slum infamous for its overcrowding, kiberw and lack of sanitation, is getting bbbc major revamp with some modern facilities.

Shops made of corrugated iron line the streets. Development issues in shanty towns The Brazilian Government has realised that it cannot solve the housing problem in city favelas like Rio by destroying them. Examples include street sellers, minibus drivers, money changers and market traders. There is a wide gap in income between people living in the drought-prone north-eastern lowlands, the highlands to the south-west, the coastal strip and the slum dwellers in Nairobi.

Kenya lies along the Equator on the east coast of Africa, next to the Indian Ocean. There is a wide gap in income between people living in the drought-prone north-eastern lowlands, the highlands to the south-west, the coastal strip and the slum dwellers in Nairobi.

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Tourism has already reached a point of decline. Mumbai has had a high level of natural increaseas well as enormous rural to urban migration.

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Kenya is an example of a low-income country. Comic Relief in Kibera.

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The Kenyan government is now acting to try to halt the decline by: Controversial presidential elections in followed by terrorist attacks in and caused a massive decline in visitors.

The favelas are eyesores and portray a tsudy image of the city.

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Trucks collecting rubbish – still a phenomenon here – whizz down the streets, and graders work on new roads, careful not to knock into the new street lights. They say it is much better than collecting water from the murky dam.

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The dirty water can also pass easily,” one passer-by explains. Hot Property Daters explore the homes of potential suitors. The only formal structure here is a recently built toilet. It is Cas speaking and this helped the launch of tourism. These areas are illegal and are not catered for by the Government, so there is no electricity, rubbish collection, schools or hospitals.

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This involves replacing squatter settlement housing with high quality high-rise tower blocks of flats. Its safari parks, coral reefs and sandy beaches make it a very popular destination for tourists. The Developing Minds Bvc builds schools and supports education programmes in Rio’s favelas.