This July from 16 to 19, 152 volunteers from Grant Thornton will participate in a four-day build in collaboration with 13 households to build new houses in Quang Nam Province.
Earlier this month, Habitat staff member Annie embarked on her first Global Village build as a team leader in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Over one week, her team of 31 volunteers built three homes for families in need. Annie also over fundraised and raised an amazing $4,050. Read her reflections on this unforgettable experience below and […]
In Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka more than 20% of the population, or 3.4 million people are estimated to be living in urban slums. Chasing employment in the city and pressures on land in one of the most densely populated countries in the world, contribute to growing numbers of people moving into informal settlements as there are […]
Sadi, 55, has never had much, living a hand-to-mouth life.
Mithu and her son, Som both lost their homes to the devastating Nepal earthquakes in 2015. In April 25th and May 12th, 2015, devastating earthquakes with recorded magnitudes of 7.8 and 6.8, respectively, hit Nepal leaving more than 8,790 people dead and around 22,300 injured. Mithu and her husband. Mithu’s son, Som, and his family. […]
21 year old Cambodian Sophorn is the single father of Phanha, his 3-year-old daughter. After his wife passed away in 2014, they moved in with Sophorn’s parents and siblings.
Chameli’s family home was reduced to a pile of rubble after the 2015 Nepal earthquakes.
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Habitat for Humanity Australia mobilised 170 volunteers from 15 teams of corporate volunteers to renovate women’s refuges and transitional accommodation in Sydney.
June 15 marks Nature Photography Day which celebrates the amazing souls who are able to capture nature’s beauty in the eye of a camera. In honour of this day, here is a compilation of some breathtaking pictures taken by our volunteers.
In March this year, myself (Jordan Green) and four other Arup Australasia staff members took part in a Habitat for Humanity Australia build in Nuwakot, Nepal. As an organisation, Arup has been working with Habitat for more than 12 years in Australia and abroad to build stronger communities. We found ourselves in Nepal through Arup’s […]