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 […]
The year 2018 was known as Indonesia’s deadliest year since 2007, according to its national disaster mitigation agency. At least 4,231 people died or were declared missing. The figure includes fatalities in the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi and the earthquake that affected Lombok Island. Habitat for Humanity Indonesia’s responses are as follows: […]
Sadi, 55, has never had much, living a hand-to-mouth life.
June 15 marks Nature Photography Day which celebrates the amazing souls who are able to capture nature’s beauty in the eye of a camera. In honour of this day, here is a compilation of some breathtaking pictures taken by our volunteers.