BuildX are Africa’s first B Corp Certified Design-Build company who pioneer a circular housing economy. They work with EDGE-certified experts to source local climate-smart materials, and ensure minimal waste from construction. They foster gender inclusivity, prioritising labour and construction training for Kenyan women through their sister company BuildHer.
Casa Real entered Mozambique to disrupt this market and make climate-smart affordable homes a reality. Casa Real are transforming the financial sector in Mozambique by partnering with Absa, the second largest bank in Africa, to unlock and de-risk housing finance for families on low incomes for the first time.
14Trees Kenya are pioneering emerging construction technologies such as 3D printing for affordable housing in Africa. 14Trees are aiming to make green affordable housing a reality for Africans, with homes built at record speed and a 70% reduction in the carbon footprint of construction.
BillionBricks uses design and technology to reimagine housing, to empower everyone to be a homeowner. They are pioneering the development of a revolutionary self-financing solar home solution that connects housing communities with renewable energy.
Centum Development Kenya Ltd are responsible for innovating new concepts in the Centum Real Estate portfolio, one of the largest real estate companies in Africa. This partnership with Reall sees CDKL piloting their first affordable housing initiatives, demonstrating how traditionally high-end developers can be persuaded to move downmarket to offer truly affordable solutions.
EHDU aim to become the leading provider of quality affordable housing and associated infrastructure in Uganda. Through negotiating with a local housing finance bank they aim to provide affordable micro-mortgages for low-income clients.
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Realising the gap in availability of affordable housing versus the demand, EPL is exploring innovations in construction material, developer financing and end user financing tools. EPL aims to leverage the latest innovations in construction materials to reduce costs, construction time, environment impact, and improve energy efficiency to transform the climate-smart affordable housing sector in Pakistan.
Janaadhar create high-quality, climate-smart affordable homes that deliver to the bottom 40% of earners in India. This collaboration is developing Reall’s first fully EDGE-certified affordable housing development in India.
KKL is a social enterprise that builds safer, healthier, affordable homes for families in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya. Homes are built from local materials, providing sustainable livelihoods to those most in need.
LinkBuild, Inc. is a social enterprise that provides development finance innovative housing projects for low-income earners living in informal settlements and areas at high risk of extreme weather events across the Philippines.
Lumanti is improving the lives of families in Nepal through the development of affordable housing. Reall has been in partnership with Lumanti since 2011 delivering earth-quake resilient homes and facilitating end-user finance solutions with sector-leading repayment rates.
The Millard Fuller Foundation is an award winning social enterprise promoting collaborative and innovative partnerships to provide sustainable, affordable housing for families living on low-incomes in Nigeria. They pioneer homes costing from just US$8,040 per unit.
ModulusTech are an award winning social enterprise seeking to solve the global housing crisis, with particular focus on prioritising the needs of vulnerable and marginalised people. Their flat-packed prefabricated housing products are made from climate-smart composite panelling and can be constructed in a matter of days, significantly reducing their carbon output compared to conventional construction.
NACHU is Reall’s longest partner to date, and have completed 16 Reall projects, delivering over 1,500 homes with a further six projects currently in the pipeline. NACHU has also successfully engaged with local and national governments to shape current housing policy to secure end-user finance products for the bottom 40%.
Sewa develops high quality housing, offered at the lowest possible cost, in rural and urban areas of Nepal. Sewa’s affordable housing approach promotes cost-effective, disaster-resilient, environment-friendly design and construction.
Smart Havens is a social enterprise building climate-smart homes made for people living on low incomes in Uganda. Their innovative compressed earth bricks provide a green alternative to conventional concrete, significantly reducing CO2 emissions. They also place an emphasis on empowering women and vulnerable people.
SSNS (SPARC Samudaya Nirman Sahayak) is a for purpose company set up in 1998 as the construction arm of NGO, SPARC. Its mission is to provide financial and technical tools for building houses and toilets for low-income Indians. This is executed in collaboration with communities, professionals and the government. They use their work to leverage positive policy and practice for market transformation in India.
Syntellect is an Indian software developer committed to giving unbanked people the opportunity to access mortgage finance across Asia. Syntellenct has created RightProfile, a customer profiling platform designed to help lenders accurately assess the credit risk of potential clients who are unbanked, new to banking, or new to credit get access to mortgages.