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Myint’s Story

For 20 years, Myint has lived in Myanmar’s Dala Township. Her home is cobbled together with now torn tarpaulins, rusted corrugated iron and old bamboo – materials which unsurprisingly do not offer sufficient protection from the elements. During the wet season, Myint’s home floods, bringing water in through the roof, and floor, soaking her family and what little possessions they have. Read this article

Out of the office and into the field

Last year, Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Building Community Resilience Partner, Boral sent 24 team members to Yogyakarta, Indonesia as part of our inaugural Rock the House build. The Boral team joined over 100 other volunteers from across Australia who spent one week helping build 12 safe and decent homes for families in need. This year, we are returning to Yogyakarta to build another 12 homes. Brian, who was on Boral’s team last year, shares his volunteer experience

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