Who we are

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


A partnership of 44 African Governments, the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Africa Reinsurance Corporation (Africa-Re), 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.

As the Company for Housing and Habitat in Africa, our work has a direct and positive impact on the lives of many by meeting the needs of the continent’s rapidly growing urban population. 

Core values

Through our systems, way of doing business, and our culture, Shelter Afrique consistently strives to deliver superior performance and returns to shareholders and clients.

To be able to do this, the company subscribes to the following values and principles, to ensure the delivery of high quality services to all stakeholders:

Customer centric

Our History

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