World Habitat Day Commemoration 2023
World Habitat Day is held on the first Monday of October and launches Urban October. The day centers around the global observance, which is held in a different country each year with keynote speakers and roundtable discussions focused on a specific theme.
On 2nd October 2023, the Global Observance of World Habitat Day 2023, under the theme “Resilient urban economies. Cities as drivers of growth and recovery”, looked at how cities can position their economies to benefit residents.
Shelter and Settlement Alternatives (SSA) held a field visit to some of the interventions had with Uganda Housing Cooperative Union (UHOCU) in Luwero relating to Alternative Building Technologies and Home Improvement.
And as a new board member together with other members of the organization, we attended and had a good learning experience with from our hosts.