The Fondation D’Appui Pour Le Developpement et L’Epanouissement de la Femme Active Dans le Monde (FADEFEM), which loosely translates to ‘Foundation for Support of Development and Improvement of the Active Woman in the World’, is a public utility organisation. The organisation was founded in 2001 by Mrs Nkubiri, a reputable entrepreneur and business woman with a social conscience. Mrs Nkubiri also assists women in securing microfinancing for activities that will enable them to earn a livelihood.
FADEFEM owns a number of properties in Lubumbashi, the second largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. FADEFEM wished to develop five of these properties, making them available to the public for purchasing and renting.
In addition, the following concepts were envisioned:
In order to determine the viability of the proposed project, FADEFEM required the services of a professional engineering consultancy to conduct a pre-feasibility study. The objectives of the pre-feasibility study were to:
CLIENT NAME: Bramani
LOCATION: Lubumbashi, Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo
PROJECT DURATION: 19 Months
START DATE: September 2013
END DATE: April 2016