This is the sixth case study from SUEUAA (Strengthening Urban Engagement in Universities in Asia and Africa), written by Dr Zenaida Reyes of the Philippine Normal University. The project is interested in how Universities in the Global South can contribute to solving geographical, economic and social issues in their cities. The project is looking at six cities in six different countries: Harare (Zimbabwe), Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), Johannesburg (South Africa), Manila (Philippines), Duhok (Iraq), and Sanandaj (Iran).