Who we Are

Shelter Afrique is the only pan-African finance institution that exclusively supports the development of the housing and real estate sector in Africa.

By meeting the needs of the continent’s rapidly growing urban population, our work has a direct and positive impact on the lives of many.

A partnership of 44 African Governments, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Africa Reinsurance Company, Shelter Afrique builds strategic partnerships and offers a host of products and related services to support the efficient delivery of affordable housing and commercial real estate.

These include project finance, institutional lending, equity investments & joint ventures, trade finance, and social housing. We also offer practical advice and technical assistance to a wide range of industry stakeholders.

Fast Facts

Headquarters Nairobi. Kenya
Authorised Capital (2015) $1bn
Number of Loan Approvals(2015) 20 projects in 10 countries for total of $129.7m
Cummulative Loan Approvals(2015) $1.058bn
Cummulative Disbursements(2015) $580m