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THE HARP PROJECT
HARP
(Housing in Africa Recovery Programme)

Housing is of paramount importance to any country’s well-being.

In South Africa the delivery of subsidised housing has progressed with mixed sentiments - politically the government claim success with target achievements while those, waiting for their homes, do not believe the process is adequate.

Restrictive, probably justifiable procedures on the identification of beneficiaries, the approval of projects, the appointments of developers/contractors, the completion of projects and the payment procedures to developers/contractors have hampered delivery.

Further more, the acclaimed appointment of emerging developers/contractors has influenced performance.

The concerning issue is the number of developers who, due to cash flow restraint, have been forced into liquidation, abandoning projects, leaving professional teams, suppliers, subcontractors, laborers and other stakeholders out-of-pocket and last but not least the beneficiary homeless.

After initial research we, the FDA, have found that a number of RDP/SUBSIDISED projects were "inactive/dormant" due to mainly:

Developer/Contractor Cash Flow restraints
Lack of material supply

The FDA is aware of various initiatives to assist Developer/Contractors with cash flow management, project management and material provision. However, we have yet to find an initiative that addresses the problem of reinstating these "dormant/inactive projects".

Inevitably, the remaining subsidy allocation would not be sufficient to complete the project and this excludes reinstating poor workmanship, damage, theft and/or vandalism to the project.

HOW DO WE ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM?
WE NEED TO CREATE AN INTEGRATED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS WHEREBY WE COULD:
Identifying these "dormant/inactive projects"
Determining the reason for this
Reinstate the Developer/Contractor (where possible)
Determine the cost to reinstate the project
Determine the cost of completing the project
Determine the available outstanding subsidy
Provide funding for the difference/shortfall
Identify other proposed development and social projects within the community
Prepare an Integrated Sustainable Business and Socio-economic plan
Determine a total cost for this INTEGRATED PLAN
Determine what TOTAL funds are available
(Balance on the housing project and other proposed projects)
Endeavor to raise funds or loans for the shortfall from:
Development Banks;
Aid Organisations;
Foreign Investment Programmes. 

Assist in establishing small business ventures through local Micro Lenders

The completion of these dormant projects may have a major impact on the housing delivery programme and in the process enhance the capacitating of the emerging developer/contractor.
Numerous value added projects may be identified and processed within the framework of this INTEGRATED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PLAN!
Where the Developer/Contractor is found to be negligent in the handling of project funds, the Department of Housing/Relevant Authorities could/should pursue the normal legal procedure.
A new developer/contractor then need be appointed and the project completed.

The FDA has reason to believe that this problem is evident in Uganda and Namibia and therefore in the rest of Africa. Our objective would be to continue with this project throughout Africa.

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THE PILOT PROJECT
MOOKGOPHONG EXT 3 (NABOOMSPRUIT)
HAD TO BE ABANDONED DUE TO LACK OF FUNDS!

MOOKGOPHONG


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THE FOUNDATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICA
is a private, 'not-for-profit', non-membership, organisation actively serving Africa by promoting processes conducive to sustainable development
......throughout Africa - with the emphasis on sustainability!
This organisation is currently rated as one of the most proactive Sustainable Business Development Organisations in Africa!
Serving Africa since 1999.

We are actively involved with promoting the
AFRICAN RENEWAL PROGRAMME

However -
We firmly believe that sustainable development is a process that must start from within - Africa needs to "partner" with herself first!
We also prefer the phrase: "Lets create wealth" rather than "Lets alleviate poverty"
Our initiatives include enabler 'showcasing'; networking opportunities; business opportunities; investment opportunities; promotion of special projects; dissemination of business information; joint venture initiatives and a range of value added services - all to serve

AFRICA!

All our efforts are privately funded.

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