All posts by Habitat for Humanity Australia

A foundation for a happy, hopeful future.

My name’s Dan and I work at Habitat for Humanity Australia. Recently I was lucky enough to take a team of volunteers to Yogyakarta in Indonesia to build a home for a family in need. Working here I thought I knew what the experience would be like, but it wasnt until I arrived that it really dawned on me just what a massive, tangible impact a group of Aussie’s could have on a family and community. Read this article

San San’s story

San San is a 55 year old widow living in a basic shack with her 11 year old son in Dala, Myanmar. San San’s home was destroyed by Cyclone Nargis in 2008. Her only source of income is doing odd jobs around the community and she only earns about 3,500 Myanmar Kyat (AUD$3.50) a day. Unable to afford to rebuild, her current home is made of plastic sheeting.Read this article