Three Generations to Rise Out of Poverty

  • What vulnerabilities can pull people back into poverty where you live?
  • What has your city done to help lift people out of poverty or what do you think could be done?

Bijal Brahmbhatt, Mahila Housing Trust

Bijal Brahmbhatt has spent three decades conceptualizing, planning, managing, and providing support for slum upgrading programs across India, with a focus on empowering women to advocate for themselves with local government in order to claim public goods and services central to their well-being. She works to improve living conditions, foster climate resilience and overall economic security, through socio-technical approaches. She is an expert in land tenure, housing finance, renewable energy issues, community development and is a trained engineer.

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