Habitat Victoria shares why they are looking ahead to a busy year and their plans to help more Australians into home ownership.
On Thursday, Habitat for Humanity celebrated 30 years of building homes, communities and hope in Australia at our Gala Dinner.
This International Women’s Day we are celebrating the strong, inspirational women we work with including Sochea who is making a big impact in her community in Cambodia.
Corporate volunteering with Habitat for Humanity Australian companies spend millions of dollars every year on leadership development courses and retreats for their staff. But sending managers to expensive hotels or resorts often fails to challenge staff or generate lasting change in their leadership.
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One year ago, severe Tropical Cyclone Winston made landfall in Fiji causing massive devastation. Winston was the strongest tropical cyclone to hit the country and the South Pacific Basin in recorded history, flattening entire communities.
The vast majority of families in the Dong Thap and Tien Giang provinces in Southern Vietnam live at or below the poverty line in poorly built and unsafe homes. To make matters worse, the region is one of the most disaster-prone in the region.
Each year at Habitat for Humanity Australia, we welcome roughly 400 volunteers who spend a week overseas helping families in need build a safe and decent home.
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With the support of donors including Jackie Maxted, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Habitat for Humanity supporters, we recently completed our water, sanitation and hygiene program in Mon State, Myanmar.