PEP’s vision is rooted in the practical and pragmatic. We champion a project-driven approach to catalyse change in informal settlements. Small upgrading projects gather people, foster innovation, and build community. Working with communities to plan and implement small projects such as toilet upgrades, drainage channels, pathway resurfacing, and solar lighting provides an opportunity to focus attention, ideas, and resources on a real and tangible outcome.
Along the journey, communities come together to understand their environment and themselves. PEP works alongside them to impart principles of sustainable, self-driven development with the goal of communities taking responsibility for the management and maintenance of completed projects.