Smart Havens Africa is a Social Enterprise established in 2015 to deliver Low cost Eco friendly and sustainable affordable housing solutions for vulnerable and low to moderate income people in Africa who are unable to secure long-term affordable housing in the market by integrating families to the self-production of decent &ecological housing, thus generating Green employment Oppotunities &triggering sustainable development in the community.
Building affordable and low cost Green homes is a key element of what we do, but we do a whole lot more! We put community needs at the heart of every project. We don’t just build homes, we build and develop communities.
Our Mission is to End housing poverty & create thriving communities in which people can live, work, learn and play, and which they are proud to be part of.
Our Vision is to be the Leader and provider of choice for a conducive place to stay and source livelihood for low to moderate income and under privileged people in Africa in financially sustainable manner
Smart Havens Africa targets those on the Base of Pyramid(BoP) who earn between $1.7 to $8 per day, a segment served inadequately by both the public and private Sectors
We work with Women to build more green Affordable homes as a way of consolidating peace,protecting the environment &generating sustainable incomes
We provide training & Support in the use of Our Building technology & accompany our clients all the way on their Journey of Home ownership.
We promote financial education in families and provide flexible self financing schemes. The savings culture benefits people, families and communities.
Our Business model is replicable to promote sustainable development
We use a market -based social impact business model to generate, grow & sustain the local supply & demand via three interconnected concepts A roof, A skill and A market
We deliver services in line with our organisation’s values.
At Smart Havens Africa we value:
We put the customer and beneficiaries at the heart of what we do, we value each other and welcome diversity.
We are respectful of all and welcome open and honest discussion.
We have a positive and dynamic approach to our work. We embrace change, learn from our mistakes and seek to find solutions.