Community-led initiatives in Zambia have shown success, like in Lumwana, where a group of youth was trained on block moulding to build a house.
Housing inequalities have continued to rise
both in urban and rural areas of Zambia.
If the country does not change its practices it is estimated there will be a deficit of 3.3
million homes by 2030.
Last year, the Zambian Government launched the 2020
National Housing Policy. The policy further recognizes housing
cooperatives and community-led housing
initiatives as an avenue to deliver affordable
and adequate housing.
Minsnail Housing Co-op started as Minsnail Union, in 2011, as a student housing civil organization in Seoul, South Korea that sought to create more dormitories in universities.