Core-Houses in Seki (Zimbabwe)

fotos @ studio karonga

by gerhard gross

Visit of Rural Growth Centre Project Team to Seki Towenship (today: Chitungwiza) south of Harare in 1980 – shortly after independence. This scheme impressed Werner Schellenberg by its crude efficiency: allowing a high speed of construction providing beneficiaries a minimum of shelter while leaving enough space for them to extend their houses in self-help if need arises and funds allow.