The year 2018 was known as Indonesia’s deadliest year since 2007, according to its national disaster mitigation agency. At least 4,231 people died or were declared missing. The figure includes fatalities in the earthquake and tsunami that hit Central Sulawesi and the earthquake that affected Lombok Island. Habitat for Humanity Indonesia’s responses are as follows: […]
Urmila’s husband suddenly disappeared one day in 2003. The Maoist war was still raging in the country and disappearances were quite common during those days. Some people told her that he got killed, but Urmila has neither heard from her husband nor seen his dead body in the decade and a half since he went […]
Thu’s house is nestled alongside a small road. At first impression, her home looks like a temporary hut where she has been sheltering her family for five years. 5 years ago after suffering from violence caused by her alcohol-addicted husband, she took her little girls to escape and started a new life with Sang (13 […]
Jema, Romel & Isla, are our 65th Partner family to join the Habitat for Humanity Victoria community. With nine month old Isla, they will be making the move to Yea, and calling Lot 16 Prospect Rise their home. Currently, they are living in a high-rise housing commission unit in Fitzroy. The living conditions are stressful […]
Access to clean water is essential to a safe and decent place to call home. Over several years we worked in Bangladesh with Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh to improve community access to safe water and hygiene.
Your support means mothers like Ponikem can offer her children and grand-children the safety of decent shelter.
“We are still so excited and can’t believe we have a new house! It is unbelievable … it is not easy to realise how life can change in a short moment” – Parjono, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Sarwadi and his wife Nita have always dreamt of having a house that their daughter Icha could call home. But when their income allows them to save only a few dollars a week for their daughter’s education, they never thought it would be a reality.
Mr. and Mrs. Dirjo lived in fear of wild weather for years and in 2016 their fears were validated when their home was destroyed by an earthquake.
Pawiro was one of our first Rock the House homeowners in 2016. Last month, we were lucky enough to revisit her in her Habitat home.