June 1st marks the Global Day of Parents which is a day to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship. Be inspired by some of the amazing parents that we work with in the Asia Pacific.
Like so many other people around the world today, Loem lived in an unsafe and unsanitary slum … before friends like you stepped in and changed his life forever.
Where would we be without our mothers? Here are some inspiring stories of mothers that we work with across the Asia Pacific.
Habitat for Humanity staff member, Dan recently travelled to Nepal to meet some of the families we are working with. Here, he met Khatis.
Following the 2015 earthquake, Pipaltar was one of the worst-hit villages in the Kavre district – only two out of its 89 houses were left standing.
April 25 marks the three year anniversary of the devastating Nepal earthquakes. On April 25th and May 12th, 2015, devastating earthquakes with recorded magnitudes of 7.8 and 6.8, respectively, hit Nepal leaving more than 8,790 people dead and around 22,300 injured. These two major quakes were followed by hundreds of aftershocks ranging between 4 and […]
Today marks World Health Day and we are reminded of the impact that safe housing has on health. No one should have to choose between good health and other life necessities.
There are 7.4 billion people in the world and each and every one deserves access to safe water for a healthy future. However, 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water. In fact, by 2050, the world’s population will have grown by an estimated 2 billion people and global water demand could be […]
Thuan, her brother and his four daughters live in a remote village in Vietnam, where access to improved water and sanitation facilities is a crucial need.
Disaster Risk Reduction refers to the actions we take to prepare for, recover from and mitigate the impact of a natural hazard such as a cyclone or an earthquake. Every year, natural hazards impact human settlements, cause the loss of thousands of lives and damage infrastructure and national economies.