Category: Gates

AHI: what we think: Part 2, MEEs are the driver

15 July, 2008 (09:36) | AHI activities, Gates, Global news, Innovations, Speculation |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   Yesterday’s post, expositing on the theory of change that AHI received a $1,000,000 grant to explore, began with housing as the catalyst for improving urban environments, especially in the global south.   Housing is the world’s biggest property asset class.  In developed nations, it’s most people’s biggest investment, source […]

AHI: what we think: Part 1, housing is the catalyst

14 July, 2008 (10:36) | AHI activities, Gates, Global news, Innovations, Speculation |

Blog readers know that a while back, AHI received a $1,000,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, for a two-year research effort, with a modest goal:     Change the world’s understanding of what slums socioeconomically are, and therefore change how benefactor entities can help improve slums and cities in the global south.  […]