Marie Michael Library

Making Urban Economies Inclusive



  • Baan Mankong Collective Housing program was launched by the Thai government in 2003 to address the housing problems of the country’s poorest urban citizens.
  • International Union of Sex Workers (IUSW) campaigns for the rights of those who work in the sex industry.
  • Rooftops Canada provides leadership and assistance in low-cost housing and human settlements development around the a
  • Sewa Bank assists poor women workers engaged in the unorganized sector and provides them with financial services for socio-economic empowerment through their own management and ownership.
  • Urban Health Resource Centre addresses health, nutrition and wellbeing of disadvantaged urban populations.
  • YouLead project, based in Nigeria, provides youth with skills and training, inspiring them to become involved in environmentally sustainable employment in the natural resource sectors.