learnTo know more about the challenge of urban slums and ways to engage it holistically, here is list of beginning resources:

• Mike Davis, “Planet of Slums.”
U.N. Habitat, The Challenge of Slums – Global Report on Human Settlements
The World Bank, Approaches to Urban Slums: A Multimedia Sourcebook on Adaptive and Proactive Strategies
• Geneva Global Sector Report
Transforming Cities: Addressing the Greatest Challenge of the 21st Century

If you want to dig deeper into the history, theology and practice of living and working in urban poor communities, please download the following resource document Preparation – Reading and Reflecting for Involvement Among the Urban Poor, which will help you reflect and prepare for a long-term involvement in urban slums, as a financial supporter, incarnational worker, development specialist, business entrepreneur or policy advocate.