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NGO support to informal settlements a case study of Kibera, Nairobi by Julia Kunguru

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Published by UNDP-World Bank Water and Sanitation Program, Regional Water and Sanitation Group Eastern and Southern Africa in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Kenya,
  • Kibera.


  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Kenya -- Kibera.,
  • Non-governmental organizations -- Kenya -- Kibera.,
  • Squatter settlements -- Kenya -- Kibera.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 34-35).

StatementJulia Kunguru and Mukami Mwiraria.
SeriesCase study series ;, no.1-11/1991, Case study series (UNDP-World Bank Water and Sanitation Program. Regional Water and Sanitation Group--East Africa) ;, no. 1991/1-11.
ContributionsMwiraria, Mukami.
LC ClassificationsHC865.Z7 K525 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL341880M
LC Control Number97981878

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