Making a difference

Mixta Africa’s focus on urban infrastructure and large-scale social and affordable housing delivers substantial benefits to local economies

Low Income Home Buyers

  • Access to housing and home ownership at affordable prices
  • Improved standard of living and productivity that comes with living in a planned residential development
  • Increase in economic capacity

Governments & Local Economy

  • Investments in infrastructure and housing development promote local economy
  • Influx of new home owners into a formal scheme enlarges governments’ tax base
  • Mixta Africa’s developments lead to significant reduction in infrastructure investments that are otherwise required to correct unplanned urban sprawls
  • Construction projects create jobs for large numbers of low-skilled workers thereby improving living standards.

Local Contractors & Suppliers

  • Increase in local capacity due to partnerships with large experienced, international construction firms
  • Growth in local construction industry
  • Sustainable pipeline of new jobs created

Financial & Community Inclusion

  • Mixta Africa’s social and affordable housing models incorporate re-invigoration of the mortgage industry, leading to development of mortgages and stimulating rapid growth in housing provision
  • Mixta Africa incorporates a sustainable development finance solution that makes the sector attractive to financiers
  • Mixta Africa’s projects enable new ecosystems that develop interest of multiple players such as banks, hospitals, schools, commercial endeavours etc.

A Robust Environmental & Social Framework

Mixta has dedicated time and resources to implement robust environmental and social policies


  • Environmental and social policies, along with a risk management framework
  • Creation of labour policies and procedure, including workers rights, non-discrimination and use of child labour
  • Environmental and social reporting policy and procedure
  • Self-verification, assurance, and external audit policy and procedures


  • Overall framework for managing generic risks associated with the construction of residential housing
  • Includes standard site rules for managing health and safety risks
  • Compliance with all national, regional and local building regulations and codes
  • Job specific safety training requirements
  • Storage of hazardous substances and minimisation of exposure to harmful materials

Land Acquisition

  • Land acquisition policies that ensure compliance with strict international standards and unique local practices
  • Designed to be environmentally friendly and conducted in a way that the means of livelihood of persons and/or communities that may be affected by its operations are preserved or enhanced where possible

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Communication and stakeholder management policy and procedure
  • Input of community and stakeholders in all stages of the planning, pre-approval, construction, and post construction
  • Grievance policy and procedure which includes provisions for stakeholder to raise grievances as needed
  • Non-retaliation against any stakeholder raising a grievance