November 19 marks World Toilet Day, a day to celebrate all things toilet, and to raise awareness about the huge challenges the world still faces in achieving sanitation for all. This year’s theme, ‘Where Does Our Poo Go?’ reflects the raised bar for sanitation that was set in the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs. […]
In October last year, volunteers from Rock the House built Pawiro a new home. Her former home was a tiny bamboo structure. The doorway was so narrow one would have to crouch down to enter – and once inside, the entirety of the home could be seen before you.
Last month, Habitat for Humanity wrapped up its second run of Rock the House where volunteers spent a week building six homes for families in need in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. During that time, Habitat staff also checked in with the 12 families that had homes built last year. This is the life-changing impact that it has […]
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Poy Phann is a 48 year old single mother in Cambodia. Previously, she and her 10 year old son lived in a makeshift house constructed with pieces of wood, zinc sheets and palm leaves – materials which unsurprisingly do not offer sufficient protection from the elements.
In June this year, 10 volunteers from Proctor & Gamble (P&G) flew to Northern Vietnam with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home for Nguyen and his family.
Habitat for Humanity staff member, Lara recently returned from the Young Professionals Build in Yogyakarta, Indonesia – read her reflections from the build. On the 9th of September, 19 Young Professionals from PIMCO and Aurecon flew into Yogyakarta from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hong Kong, and Singapore. It was Habitat for Humanity’s first Young Professionals Build […]
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Six months ago, Moung Hoeut, 61, lost her husband to an asthma attack. A single mother, Hoeut now shares her home with her daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
October 13 marks the International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. The day raises global awareness about effective actions, policies and practices that help communities prepare for, and reduce the impact of disasters. Megan Krolik, Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Regional Program Manager for Asia Pacific and Emergencies, shares the impact such disaster risk reduction activities are […]