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.
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.
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 […]
In October 2016, volunteers from Rock the House build Japardi a new home.
November 20 is Universal Children’s Day which promotes and celebrates children’s rights.
In October last year, volunteers from Rock the House built Pawiro a new home. Her former home was a tiny bamboo structure. The doorway was so narrow one would have to crouch down to enter – and once inside, the entirety of the home could be seen before you.
Last month, Habitat for Humanity wrapped up its second run of Rock the House where volunteers spent a week building six homes for families in need in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. During that time, Habitat staff also checked in with the 12 families that had homes built last year. This is the life-changing impact that it has […]
Habitat for Humanity staff member, Lara recently returned from the Young Professionals Build in Yogyakarta, Indonesia – read her reflections from the build. On the 9th of September, 19 Young Professionals from PIMCO and Aurecon flew into Yogyakarta from Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Hong Kong, and Singapore. It was Habitat for Humanity’s first Young Professionals Build […]