Victoria to hand over 60th home

Meet Fran, soon-to-be owner of Habitat for Humanity’s 60th home in Victoria. Fran is a single Mum and full time carer to her sons, 12-year-old Ibrahim, who is deaf, and 5-year-old Maurice, who is autistic. With both boys needing full time care, Fran hasn’t been able to work for many years. This has made obtaining stable housing a real challenge and the dream of owning a home almost impossible.
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Uma’s story

Years after liberation, life was still incredibly tough for Uma Chaudhary, a former Kamaiya (bonded worker). Uma, who lives in Sarsa, Ghorahi of Dang district with her husband and their two sons, says she still found it difficult to be able to afford to provide two meals a day for her family. Read this article

Mr Ali’s dream

“My dream is that my village would be changed to become a healthier one – that every family will use a hygienic toilet and wash their hands using soap after defecating and before eating. I know it is not an easy task to transform the village by myself, but end of the day I can tell myself that I have tried,” said Eyasin Ali, a farmer from Digorbaid community in Northern Bangladesh. Read this article