Mapping of an Urban Poverty Site
September 18, 2015
RADS with the Akhter Hameed Khan Resource Centre is mapping an urban squatter settlement in Rawalpindi. Dhok Hassu/ Zia Colony is located adjacent to the Pirwadhai bus stand. Its total area is approximately 1.36 sqkm. We are using crowd sourcing techniques to estimate the number of households, population, those under 15 and under 5, the number of schools and healthcare providers. The first phase of the mapping was in June and was done with Community Engagement Programme of the NUST university. A second and confirmatory phase currently underway. Please visit this page for more news and figures.