Meet John and Johanna – the 58th family to receive a Habitat for Humanity home in Victoria.
For Mai, life changed dramatically for the better when her new house was completed in July 2017.
With no collateral, credit history or access to formal financial institutions, the majority of families living in poverty are “unbanked” and unlikely to qualify for traditional baking services. This means that no matter how hard they work, it is almost impossible for families in developing communities to build a brighter future free from poverty.
In Northern Bangladesh, Habitat for Humanity is helping families upgrade existing unhygienic toilets.
Man Doeun is a 71-year-old widow in Cambodia. She has four children but has sadly been on her own for many years after her first and second husbands passed away.
In 2000, Salest, 43 was involved in a motocycle accident which left him unable to work.
In October 2016, volunteers from Rock the House build Japardi a new home.
Due to rapid urbanisation and unplanned development of slums across Dhaka in Bangladesh, it has become very difficult for organisations and government service providers to provide adequate basic services to slum dwellers.
Gregor began supporting Habitat two years ago when he joined Habitat for Humanity Australia’s City2Surf team. From there, he signed up to become a HopeBuilder (a special group of donors that support us monthly) and supported our Gala dinner. In 2017, he decided to take his support one step further and generously gave his time […]
Sadly at 21, Rano is already a widow.