Jorge Anzorena

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Father Jorge Anzorena is an Argentinian Jesuit (Society of Jesus) priest, based in Japan. He travels to several countries every year to observe the progress of community participation activity for low-income housing. It is mainly done in Asia, and also some other parts of the world. For many years, he has been sharing his experiences through his newsletter, SELAVIP. He is one of the important figures in the early times of ACHR (Asian Coalition of Housing Rights), together with Johan Silas from Indonesia. During 1990s, ACHR was focusing on housing rights and problems of eviction in Asian cities. He has also been involved in the Slum Dwellers International.