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More than a dozen houses built by Australian volunteers just outside Port Vila in Vanuatu survived intact, despite weathering the full force of Cyclone Pam one month ago. They are among the few houses still standing in the community, amid widespread destruction that has devastated parts of the country.
The Build & I team travelled to Thailand last month to build a home for a family in need. Here’s what they got up to on their build (spoiler: there’s lots of hard work, but loads of fun!)
Habitat volunteer Sue Rowsell travelled to Cambodia last year to build a home for a family affected by HIV/AIDS.
Australians who visit or volunteer in orphanages overseas are at risk of being ripped-off and are fuelling a thriving new industry that is exploiting children.