With the support of donors including Jackie Maxted, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Habitat for Humanity supporters, we recently completed our water, sanitation and hygiene program in Mon State, Myanmar. 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.
Myanmar (previously known as Burma) is one of the poorest countries in Asia, with around one quarter of its population estimated to be living in poverty. Housing and access to facilities such as water and sanitation, in urban areas is a growing need as more migrate to cities. Read this article
It’s the little things that make a big difference – and on World Toilet Day we are reminded of the importance and impact sanitation has on health, livelihoods and privacy and security. Read this article
Habitat for Humanity is assessing the damage caused by Super Typhoon Haima that made landfall in northeastern Philippines in the early hours of Thursday morning. Thankfully it was downgraded to category-4, however communities took shelter from the 315km/hr destructive winds and a deluge of rains. Read this article
Over one week, 130 volunteers will be working alongside families in need to help them build safe and decent housing as part of our Rock the House campaign. One of our partner families includes Praviro.