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Pilot project on Cooperative-led Housing and Habitat Development

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Participatory Action and Learning Methodologies Foundation, Community Development Foundation, Sri Lanka Women Development Services Cooperative Society Ltd, KAVIYA Self-development Women's Development Centre

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Sri Lanka


$ 189,105
€ 185 398



Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Networking


The proposed pilot project promoting the cooperative housing model will be implemented by two partners: PALM foundation and CDF. The housing models will be constructed in the rural and plantation sectors. It is expected to have the collaboration of the Plantation Human Development Trust and Indian High Commission of Sri Lanka as well.

Project Objectives

The project aims to promote the cooperative housing model in Sri Lanka, which will benefit the rural and poor communities. While promoting of the cooperative habitat scheme, the project will also seek the sustainable enterprise development, women empowerment and leadership and promotion of gender equality.

Impact on SDGs

SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Key Tags

Gender, Inequalities