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 […]
Habitat for Humanity staff member, Dan recently travelled to Yogyakarta to meet some of the families we will be working with. Here, he met Jowarno.
My name’s Dan and I work at Habitat for Humanity Australia. Recently I was lucky enough to take a team of volunteers to Yogyakarta in Indonesia to build a home for a family in need. Working here I thought I knew what the experience would be like, but it wasnt until I arrived that it […]
On a recent trip to Yogyakarta, Habitat for Humanity Australia staff member, Dan Peyton met Ngadeli and his wife Sadirah. Volunteers on Rock the House will be working alongside families like Ngadeli and Sadirah. Dan shares his experience meeting the family…
Meet Andrew from Kellyville, NSW. He gave up a week of his time last year to volunteer with Habitat for Humanity for Rock the House. This year, he will be returning to Yogyakarta to help build another 12 homes – and is bringing along his wife and two friends for the journey
Last year, Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Building Community Resilience Partner, Boral sent 24 team members to Yogyakarta, Indonesia as part of our inaugural Rock the House build. The Boral team joined over 100 other volunteers from across Australia who spent one week helping build 12 safe and decent homes for families in need. This year, […]