From taking money to making money: SPARC, NSDF and Mahila Milan transform low-income shelter options in India:

@inproceedings{Patel2018FromTM,
  title={From taking money to making money: SPARC, NSDF and Mahila Milan transform low-income shelter options in India:},
  author={Sheela Patel and Aseena Viccajee and J. Sweetline Arputham},
  year={2018}
}
In India, a new approach to finance has been transforming shelter options for low-income households and supporting community-led development over recent decades. This paper examines the financial architecture developed to support hundreds of community-driven efforts by grassroots groups working in alliance with the Mumbai-based NGO SPARC. Much has been written about this Alliance’s work, but its financial architecture has had little attention. This paper seeks to explain how grants given for… CONTINUE READING
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