Posts tagged: poverty

Poverty’s impact on Wellbeing – 6th August 2018

Poverty’s impact on Wellbeing – 6th August 2018   The work of SHUSU’s Dr Lisa Scullion and Dr Graeme Sherriff has featured on The Conversation in their article ‘Poverty’s Impact on Wellbeing is Hard to Ignore’ (http://theconversation.com/povertys-impact-on-well-being-is-hard-to-ignore-51378). In it they discuss the wide-ranging ways in which poverty can impact upon wellbeing, including through the cold homes, […]


UPRISE Research Fellow discusses urban poverty reduction in Uganda

In the first of a series of blogs about our research on urban poverty in Uganda, Sophie King talks about the project’s inclusive research process and methodology: In January 2016,  a group of us came together to begin a process of co-producing knowledge on how governments can better support the improvement of living standards in […]


‘Seeing from the South’ an exchange with South-African shelter activists

“We are poor, but we are not hopeless. We know what we are doing”.  This is Alinah Mofokeng, one of three activists from the South African alliance of community organizations and support NGOs affiliated to Shack / Slum Dwellers International (SDI) who came to visit Manchester last month. The three came to explain their approaches […]