Australian companies spend millions of dollars every year on leadership development courses and retreats for their staff. But sending managers to expensive hotels or resorts often fails to challenge staff or generate lasting change in their leadership. Read this article
In October, 130 volunteers joined us to Rock the House in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Our volunteers were of all ages, backgrounds and walks of life and were united by Habitat for Humanity’s vision of a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.
In November, the Abbotsleigh School sent a volunteer team of 16 (2 teachers and 14 students) to Fiji. The students worked side by side Vasenai and her family to help them build a safe and decent home that can also withstand disaster.
Global Village is Habitat for Humanity’s overseas volunteering program. Each year, we send roughly 300 volunteers overseas to help build a home for a family in need of safe and decent housing. Here, they work side by side the partner family for a week long experience they won’t forget. Watch the video below to find out what a Global Village build involves. Read this article