The award honours individuals and institutions that have made outstanding contributions in the field of shelter provision, highlighting the plight of the homeless, improving human settlements and the quality of urban life.
Mbanga was awarded for her outstanding efforts to improve land access and housing for the poor. Her work has been of special benefit to women living in poverty.
Mbanga joined the group in 1991 and has helped set up various savings and support groups, forming a national network under the Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia.
Through her dedication, the federation is today the largest member-driven organisation in Namibia. Click here to continue reading