Sustainable Livelihoods programs


Increasing social capital

Encouraging collective action

SHOFCO Urban Network (SUN)

SUN brings together individuals and households through social groups run independently using our services and organizes them to actively seek tangible change in their community and society at large. SUN seeks to build a strong urban network with the vision of giving the urban poor the voice.

There were a total of 495,668 SUN beneficiaries in 2020. SUN has created a self-sustaining Group Savings and Loans program for the members and their immediate families with over 7,000 active saving groups. More than 200,000 SUN members are under the age of 35 years, with 335,608 new members in 2020.

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