It’s seared into their minds. Unforgettable. The day fire ripped through Michael and Senga Green’s property in the Blue Mountains devouring everything except a 50-year-old caravan, used for storage. “The 21st of December,” says Senga. “And that was a Saturday.” “4.21,” adds husband Michael, who laughs wryly as he remembers his first thoughts on seeing […]
Read the latest news and updates from Australian and overseas, We look at an overview of projects you support and share stories from our Bushfire Recovery Program in South Australia.
In October last year, Sceggs Darlinghurst sent 53 students and 10 teachers to Siem Reap in Cambodia to help build 5 homes for vulnerable families in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The common problem for these families was that most lived in housing shelters made of wood and palm leaves, leaving their homes vulnerable to the harsh […]
In recognition of International Women’s Day, Habitat for Humanity Australia mobilised 175 corporate volunteers from different companies to renovate women’s crisis accommodation and build homes for vulnerable women in Australia.
Earlier this month Habitat for Humanity South Australia handed Sajana and Philip and their family the keys to their new home.
Earlier this month Habitat for Humanity South Australia mobilised volunteers in the Bushfire Recovery program to help Sinclaire and Janet clear debris left after the fires.
Earlier this month Habitat for Humanity South Australia mobilised volunteers in the Bushfire Recovery program to help Annie and Chris clear debris left after the fires.
SYDNEY (March. 02, 2020)—Habitat for Humanity International announced it is suspending its Global Village volunteer builds at least through May 2 as a proactive measure to minimize the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission among volunteers and in the communities it serves. Habitat is also suspending international travel for its staff. It’s with a heavy heart […]
Our hearts are heavy as our beautiful land, wildlife, homes, and lives have been lost to the catastrophic bushfires. 25 people, and over1 billion animals have lost their lives. 10 million hectares of land, and over 2,000 homes, including whole towns, have been completely destroyed. So much has been lost, but we can all play […]
JK Rowling’s campaign #HelpingNotHelping is a much needed as it shines a light on the dangers of voluntourism. Now more than ever individuals need to do their research and understand the difference between organisations, their impact, and the work they do. It is often difficult for well-intentioned people to differentiate between volunteer work that will […]