The world today is in constant transformation, not only government, companies and communities have to adapt to new environments and seek new ways to approach development but they also have to do it faster then ever.
Whether organisations are active in very focused implementation or in wider program provision they need appropriate and immediate inputs.
SamArc Consultant International specialised in the field of housing project implementation and housing program designing and for such provides tailored made support programs using the most advance techniques.
The services offered by SamArc
SamArc Consultant International servicesí features: in dept preparation, focus inputs to clients, accurate analysis, originality and appropriate solutions.
SamArc Consultant International works in the following areas:
SamArc Consultant International works with the following organisation:
Private sector developers
Governmental and parastatal agencies
Municipal, private corporations or associations and Co-operatives
Non-governmental organisation and community based organisations
The initiators of Samarc
Cécile Arcand and Jacques Samson the Directors of SamArc have more then 20 years experience in designing, planning, implementing and managing social and private housing programs and projects. Having worked with financial institution, private developers, non-governmental organisation, international development agencies and network organisations, they also have to their credit the setting up of housing corporations and co-operatives. This experience was acquire in Canada and in countries such as, South Africa, Ghana, Kenya, Senegal, Thailand and Zambia with various European, African and American agencies.
The projects of SamArc
Since the beginning of its operations in 1996 SamArc has worked with many development projects in Canada and overseas countries such as:
Blaauwberg City Council (South Africa);
Proposal for the implementation and financing of a Housing Corporation.
Enda / Banque de l'habitat - Senegal;
Prepare a Housing Co-operative financial scheme for low and informal sector income earners, support negotiations for governmental and financial institution approval. Train co-operative Board members and staff for the implementation and management of the project. Done through several on site missions and distance follow-up, sponsored by Rooftops Canada.
Quebec Housing Board - Quebec, Canada
Prepared a proposal for implementation of a Housing Products Export Program.
Employees credit union of Terma Oil Refinery (TOR) - Ghana,
Prepared a feasibility study for the implementation of a housing project and a Housing Association. Design a financial program for the funding of housing projects. The project is being sponsored by the Credit union of Ghana, the Canadian Co-operative Association and Rooftops Canada.
National Housing finance Corporation, (NHFC) - South Africa
Senior advisor for the NHFC a private financial institutions set-up by the South African government to provide finance for housing developments.
Responsibilities of the designing, implementation and marketing of funding and guarantee programs for housing projects, credit policies, organisational structure of service delivery and training of NHFC senior staff. Achievement beyond its business development fixed objective of $ 500 M.can for the first three years.
Cope housing Association (CHA) Johannesburg, South Africa
General Management of the CHA, operating a annual budget of $1million,
to develop collective ownership forms of housing. The responsibilities consisted of planning and managing the operations, human resources, business plan, financial resources, negotiating with government authorities to develop appropriate programmes and policies, planning and development of more then 1,000 housing units, education, training and transfer of skills.
Consultancy work in international development.
In Djibouti, Haiti, Lebanon, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand, Tanzania and Zambia ; countries amongst others where missions and project work as been done for in collaboration with: Rooftops Canada / Abri International, l'Association Canadienne des Coopératives (CCA), Confédération Québécoise des Coopératives d'Habitation (CQCH), Conference Board of Canada, Société d'Habitation du Québec (SHQ). Private companies involved in international import / export activities.
To reach SamArc
SamArc Consultant International
383 rue Murray, Greenfield Park Qc, J4V 1N6 Canada,
Tel: 450 671-7470 Fax : 450 671 3520