Feeling inspired to give back and build a home for a family in need? Past Global Village volunteer, Alex shares her experience.
Sophie Cooke, Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Regional Program Manager for South Asia, shares her experience of volunteering and leading a Global Village team to Nepal last month to help with the disaster recovery efforts six months on from the devastating earthquakes.
Across all of the countries we work in, disaster risk reduction (DRR) is a crucial component of almost every program. Resourcing communities with the materials, skills and knowledge is essential in order to minimise damage, and prevent the heartache and desperation caused by natural disasters.
Habitat for Humanity has completed distribution of temporary shelter kits to earthquake affected families in Nepal.
Following the April and May earthquakes that struck Nepal, Habitat for Humanity has helped affected families through various programs.
As the three month anniversary of the first Nepal earthquake approaches, Habitat for Humanity has started construction on the first permanent homes in the recovery effort.
In Nepal we are continuing to distribute transitional shelter kits as well as conduct rubble removal activities in communities devastated by earthquakes and aftershocks. Here are some of our achievements so far and stories of the families that we’ve been able to help through the support of our generous donors.
Want to know what it’s like to build a house in Nepal? Past volunteer, Sue, tells us about her experience in Nepal.
Recovery efforts are well under way in Nepal. Here’s a look at some of our achievements so far and what we are looking to do in the near future.
June 1 marks Global Day of Parents. To celebrate, we are taking a look at some of the amazing parents around the world who work tirelessly to provide the best for their families, despite the difficult conditions or situations they may face.