Smart Havens Africa Sustainable,Eco - Friendly & Affordable Housing Solutions in Africa

Smart Havens Africa is a Social Enterprise established in 2015 to deliver Low cost Eco friendly &sustainable affordable housing solutions for vulnerable & low to moderate income people in Africa who are unable to secure long-term affordable housing in the market.

At SHA we provides end-to-end affordable housing development and a long-term housing &tenancy management operation.This includes engagement with communities where there is housing need, project conception, securing finance, land acquisition,project design &construction supervision, &long term rental management of housing for low to moderate income people.

Building affordable and low cost homes is a key element of what we do, but we do a whole lot more! We put community needs at the heart of every project. We don’t just build houses, we build and develop communities.

Our goal is to End housing poverty & create thriving communities in which people can live, work, learn and play, and which they are proud to be part of.

Fundraising

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Idea

We have an elevator pitch. We are already working in <abbr title="Base of the Pyramid">BoP</abbr> markets and want to improve our current offering.
We have an elevator pitch. We are already working in BoP markets and want to improve our current offering.

Smart havens Africa is a social enterprise established to provide affordable, eco-friendly &sustainable housing solutions in Africa especially for those at the BOP who are unable to secure long-term affordable housing in the market.Our goal is to end housing poverty & create thriving communities in which people can live, work and learn.

Team

Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.
Our founder has the business savvy and persistence to turn ideas into a company. We can build the product. Given the time and money, we can deliver on our promises.

Smart Havens Africa staff has undergone training in International Development from one of Africa’s best universities.Most have graduated with degrees & possess qualifications in fields related to Business &Finance, Entrepreneurship, Engineering and Marketing.


Product

We have a demo or prototype and are ready for the next step. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the <abbr title="Intellectual property (IP) rights are legally recognized exclusive rights to creations of the mind.">IP</abbr> for the product.
We have a demo or prototype and are ready for the next step. We have developed the product ourselves and own all of the IP for the product.

Our product has so far impacted more than 3000 people since our establishment in 2015.

Revenue

We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We have identified one or more revenue streams. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.
We plan to start by building a community of passionate customers. We have identified one or more revenue streams. We have a cash-flow prognosis. We already have revenue from paying customers.

Smart Havens Africa will generate revenue through the following streams 1) Construction of Low cost Homes of Two (2) Bedroom @ US$110.00 per Month, Three (3) Bedroom @ US$250.00 per Month and One (1) Bedroom @ US$65.00 per Month 2) Construction of low cost eco-friendly water and sanitation Facilities such as Pit Latrines and Water Tanks 3) Selling of ISSB Press Machines to individuals and Communities 5) Providing Trainings in Appropriate Building Technologies 6) Selling of Off grid Technologies.


Inclusiveness

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as distributors. We involve low-income groups as employees.

Smart Havens Africa has identified socially responsible investment opportunities that provide acceptable commercial returns to investors both mainstream &philanthropic whilst delivering social benefit &improving social equity. SHA focuses on long term strategic alliances and partnerships across all business areas to create mutual, long term benefit

We involve low-income groups as consumers. We involve low-income groups as producers. We involve low-income groups as distributors. We involve low-income groups as employees.

In the next five years, 2018-2022, we plan to impact the lives of 5 million people through our solutions.Smart Havens Africa’s primary customers are:Low to moderate income people in Africa who are in highest housing need and/or have been disadvantaged by market failure on the path to securing long-term home ownership,People who live in informal and slum housing in Africa and who are unable to secure long-term affordable housing &People on very low to moderate incomes

  1. Idea and Stage

  2. Team and Organization

  3. Market and Marketing

  4. Finance

  5. Impact

  6. Investment

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