Habitat for Humanity helped Agus and Liza rebuild their home after it was destroyed in the 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. 10 years after, we take a look at how their lives have changed.
The 26 December 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was known as one of the most devastating disasters of recent times. The tsunami was caused by a 9-magnitude undersea earthquake that struck off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia.
Brush with Kindness, our national volunteer program, is helping disadvantaged families make repairs and maintenance to their homes.
Governments are simply not going to solve the big challenges facing the world such as poverty, inequity and the environmental and social sustainability of our major cities.
Carolyn was a survivor of the massacre at Manado in Indonesia 10 years ago.
Boral is donating to Habitat projects in Indonesia and Vietnam.
Chris Franks is a company director with over 14 years experience on large Not for Profit and Government advisory boards and is currently the Chair of Habitat for Humanity Australia where one of the key board discussions is ‘disruptive change’.
Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 1 million families — representing 5 million people in more than 70 countries — improve their living conditions since the organisation was founded in 1976.
World-leading building products company USG Boral is partnering with Habitat for Humanity in Victoria to help build homes for families in need.
Bina is twenty-nine years old. She was married when she was 14 and moved to India with her new husband. The union was not a happy one and he soon took a new wife. Bina was forced to move back to Nepal to live with her mother.