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.
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 Northern Bangladesh, Habitat for Humanity is helping families upgrade existing unhygienic toilets.
Man Doeun is a 71-year-old widow in Cambodia. She has four children but has sadly been on her own for many years after her first and second husbands passed away.
In 2000, Salest, 43 was involved in a motocycle accident which left him unable to work.
In October 2016, volunteers from Rock the House build Japardi a new home.