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.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Sulawesi, Indonesia who were hit by a magnitude 7.5 earthquake and subsequent tsunami on Sept 28. Waves of up to 6 metres hammered the coastline, causing massive destruction. It is now clear that Habitat’s response to the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia will be significant. The […]
Congratulations and welcome home to our Rock the House 2018 teams! This year we had two teams, with a team in both Cambodia and Indonesia who each built four homes for local families. It was fantastic to see our corporate partners Boral, Arup and Southern Cross Austereo on the teams. The teams’ hard work and […]
We are working in Fiji alongside the community in Tuvuya to build resilience to disaster through build back safer training.
Phoun and her husband live in this unstable thatched house made from woven palm leaves which they built with their own hands.