(INCLUDe) INCLUDe is a network and platform formed with the purpose of promoting strong advocacy in favor of slums and low-income settlements and for nurturing the next generation of NGOs. INCLUDE represents Indian NGOs that are deeply committed to participatory development with the aim of to build local capacities of communities, cities and organizations to work together and create a more inclusive framework that leverages state resources and programs. Its network includes SPARC, MHT, Shelter Associates, South Asia HomeNet, Habitat for Humanity, India, YUVA and CURE. CURE is also its Secretariat. Mentor partners include research institutions and Think Tanks such as NIUA, HSMI, UN Habitat, UNDP, The World Bank, USAID and GIZ.