There are 7.4 billion people in the world and each and every one deserves access to safe water for a healthy future. However, 2.1 billion people lack access to safely managed drinking water. In fact, by 2050, the world’s population will have grown by an estimated 2 billion people and global water demand could be […]
Thuan, her brother and his four daughters live in a remote village in Vietnam, where access to improved water and sanitation facilities is a crucial need.
Disaster Risk Reduction refers to the actions we take to prepare for, recover from and mitigate the impact of a natural hazard such as a cyclone or an earthquake. Every year, natural hazards impact human settlements, cause the loss of thousands of lives and damage infrastructure and national economies.
Meet John and Johanna – the 58th family to receive a Habitat for Humanity home in Victoria.
Read the latest news and updates from Australian and overseas. We look at the impact of the August 2017 floods in Nepal, how you can put your hand up for this year’s Rock the House and share inspiring stories from our partner families.
For Mai, life changed dramatically for the better when her new house was completed in July 2017.
With no collateral, credit history or access to formal financial institutions, the majority of families living in poverty are “unbanked” and unlikely to qualify for traditional baking services. This means that no matter how hard they work, it is almost impossible for families in developing communities to build a brighter future free from poverty.
In October 2016, volunteers from Rock the House build Japardi a new home.
As the year comes to an end, we think about all we are grateful for. Without you, our work would not be possible. From the families whose lives you have impacted and from our team in Australia, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy holiday season! Watch the video below to see what […]
As 2017 draws to a close, we look back at some incredible transformations in our partner countries around the Asia Pacific. Your support has enabled Habitat to continue empowering families by giving them a hand-up through the provision of safe and decent housing. Maya was one of 188 households impacted through safe and decent homes […]