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Ms. Rose Molokoane
Short biography
Ms. Rose Molokoane is a coordinator of the South African Federation of the Urban Poor (FEDUP), and on the Management Committee of Slum Dwellers International. She has served as co-chair of the Grassroots Constituency Group of the General Assembly of Partners throughout the Habitat III preparatory processes. She is a resident and member of the Oukasie savings scheme in a slum settlement outside Pretoria. A veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle, she is one of the most internationally recognized grassroots activists involved in land tenure and housing issues. FEDUP has helped more than 150,000 squatters, the vast majority of whom are women, to pool their savings.