The sustainable renewal of Roma settlements model

A Roma family builds their own house.

Roma people are among the most vulnerable social groups in Serbia. It is estimated that there are around 600 Roma settlements in Serbia today, with nearly 380,000 Roma living in them. Housing conditions in these settlements are below the public infrastructural and sanitary minimum. Instead of living in houses made of solid construction materials, the families live in makeshift temporary housing units with no water, bathrooms/toilets or electricity in them. [Read more…]