The Participatory Housing Approaches Towards Improved Informal Settlements (PHATIS). Comic Relief Project was one of the four cities’ initiatives to transform Informal settlements. The initiative was implemented through project partnerships. The PHATIS project was implemented by a partnership consisting; SSA:UHSNET(Grant holder), UHOCU(Implementing partner) and UCA (Implementing partner).
The project focused on empowering slum communities to enhance their participation in policy, practices and programs. It targeted improving knowledge management in slums for sustainable planning and upgrading and improving their access to secure land tenure and housing; advocacy; community mobilization into housing cooperatives & empowerment and sustainability.The project was funded by Comic Relief.