In recognition of International Women’s Day, Habitat for Humanity Australia mobilised 175 corporate volunteers from different companies to renovate women’s crisis accommodation and build homes for vulnerable women in Australia.
Earlier this month Habitat for Humanity South Australia handed Sajana and Philip and their family the keys to their new home.
Earlier this month Habitat for Humanity South Australia mobilised volunteers in the Bushfire Recovery program to help Sinclaire and Janet clear debris left after the fires.
Earlier this month Habitat for Humanity South Australia mobilised volunteers in the Bushfire Recovery program to help Annie and Chris clear debris left after the fires.
SYDNEY (March. 02, 2020)—Habitat for Humanity International announced it is suspending its Global Village volunteer builds at least through May 2 as a proactive measure to minimize the risk of coronavirus (COVID-19) transmission among volunteers and in the communities it serves. Habitat is also suspending international travel for its staff. It’s with a heavy heart […]
Our hearts are heavy as our beautiful land, wildlife, homes, and lives have been lost to the catastrophic bushfires. 25 people, and over1 billion animals have lost their lives. 10 million hectares of land, and over 2,000 homes, including whole towns, have been completely destroyed. So much has been lost, but we can all play […]
JK Rowling’s campaign #HelpingNotHelping is a much needed as it shines a light on the dangers of voluntourism. Now more than ever individuals need to do their research and understand the difference between organisations, their impact, and the work they do. It is often difficult for well-intentioned people to differentiate between volunteer work that will […]
Rampati and her husband dreamt that they would earn enough money for their three daughters to go to school, but two and a half years ago things changed. Rampati’s husband worked away from home and would come back to see the family every few months. On one of these visits, he was brutally attacked and […]
Lalita is 72 years old and lives alone in a shelter scrambled together with tarpaulin and branches that she had found locally. In 2017 she was swept away by a huge flood, but was luckily saved by her neighbors. “My only request is to build a house with a higher plinth level so when I […]
Each day we would be met at the bottom of the bus stairs with a beaming smile from ear to ear. Peou and her daughter Mariya would be there to greet us to say ‘Choum Reap Sor’ with hands together as a sign of respect. Their arms would be outstretched to offer their help carrying […]