How recycled roofs are transforming homes in slums



"You go into slums and villages and it is a problem-rich environment."
Hasit Ganatra saw people in the slums of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, India, and realised that their lives were blighted by the quality of their homes.
Around 65 million people across India live in slums, according to data from the 2011 census, which defines a slum as "a residential area where houses are unfit for human habitation".
"You look at the roof, it has all these holes and you ask them: what's going on? And they say we have no other option," says Mr Ganatra.
The houses are commonly made of... read more

 
21 November 2017 in Business, Views: 67
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