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- every program supports thesustainable development goals

Habitat for Humanity Australia is committed to achieving UN Sustainable Development Goals throughout our programs. Housing is a driver, catalyst and contributor for these 5 SDG goals.

Goal 1

No Poverty Adequate housing builds resilience and reduces vulnerability to economic, social, and climate-related shocks and disasters.

Goal 5

Gender Equality Equal access to housing protects women from discriminatory policies and practices related to land distribution, titling and inheritance.

Goal 6

Clean Water and Sanitation Access to clean water and sanitation are integral to safe, healthy, adequate housing.

Goal 7

Affordable and Clean Energy Housing systems that are energy-efficient and that use affordable, clean, energy save costs and reduces air pollution and the effects of climate change

Goal 11

Sustainable Cities and Communities Access to affordable, adequate, safe, and inclusive housing and basic services increases resilience.

- our impact stories

Stories from overseas

Our Impact: Sarada, Nepal

When Sarada was 19 she married a local carpenter. It was a happy union and Sarada and her husband had three daughters. Sadly, three years ago Sarada’s husband got blood poisoning from an…

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World Population Day

Asia is facing a shelter crisis as its population continues to grow with 500 million people already living in slums. That figure is set to grow to a staggering 840 million people by…

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