(INCLUDe) is the network of prominent NGOs and research institutions in community-led urban habitat development across the country. Members include SPARC (member of NSDF and SDI affiliate), Mahila Housing Trust (affiliate of SEWA and member of WIEGO), CURE and Shelter Associates – both long-standing partners of Cities Alliance, South Asia HomeNet (WIEGO member), Habitat for Humanity, India, YUVA, NIUA and HSMI. SPARC is the chair of INCLUDe steering committee and the Secretariat is hosted by CURE. INCLUDe is an open network which will expand and grow with new NGOs and institutions which come on board. INCLUDe is mentored by the Cities Alliance Secretariat, UNDP, GIZ India, The World Bank, USAID and UN Habitat India.
INCLUDe has been recently approved a foundational grant from Cities Alliance for convening this partnership and establishing INCLUDe. - “Building Capacity of Cities to Develop Inclusive Habitats: Sharing Urban Innovations with Cities”.