To deliver, Bomakazi:

  1. Integrates African ancestral and modern living environment design, social enterprise and eco-technology.
  2. Focusses on alternative financing and social enterprise on the quadruple bottom-line.
  3. Raises economic demand for decent shelter, minimizing financial profiling
  4. Intensifies land-use to increase affordability.
  5. Rationally advocates for more congruent by-laws
  6. Helps match education with industry
  7. Deploys and invigorates the cooperative movement.
  8. Has created the self-servicing mortgage Rozabod homestead and Mtaala village

A Rozabod is:

  1. A peri-urban or rural homestead on minimum ⅛ acre
  2. Comprises1-4 bedroom residence and economic production facilities.
  3. The facilities include telecommuting, workstations and agribusiness accommodation.

The Mtaala is:

  1. A socio-economically viable grouping of Rozabods
  2. Supported by commercial, social and other auxiliary facilities.
  3. Administered by a residents’ management organisation.
  4. A Community rather than a residential estate.


  1. More than 30 designs and generics
  2. Residence floor area range 60-240 m2

Construction is:

  1. In appropriate building materials and technology (ABMT)
  2. By low-cost, locally available materials, elements, components and systems which work just as well as conventional technologies.
  3. Through technologies easily learnt and promote ecological conservation resulting in serene living environments.
  4. By locally-trained and registered ABMT artisan groups
  5. Motivated by a suitable Pan-African development ideology.


  1. Estimated Rozabod cost range: sh. 8.5 m-14.6 m.
  2. Costs are all-inclusive – from land to operational auxiliary facilities

Bomkazi Kenya Schedule

  1. Construction of the inaugural Mtaala slated for 2017, done in 3 years
  2. Mtaala’s 02 and 03 completed in the following year
  3. Mtaala’s 04, 05 and 06 follow in year 07 in a cumulative build up
  4. Years 29-39 Rozabod construction levels off at 884,000 annually
  5. Year 39: Shelter backlogs cleared and supply equilibrium achieved
  6. Year 40: Shelter supply settles at the population growth rate.