Housing the world’s booming population
The world’s population now exceeds seven billion and more than 60% live in urban areas. By 2050, it is expected that seven out of ten people will live in cities. One of the greatest challenges will be how to house the growing number of people.
Zambia: Advocacy work in reality
In May 2014, representatives of Habitat Zambia and Habitat EMEA visited the ministry of local government and housing. The delegation met with two deputy ministers to discuss the need to speed up the adoption of the new urban and regional planning bill.
Alleviating children from poverty in Paraguay
The Lotex Foundations and Habitat for Humanity have joined forces to alleviate poverty and improve the quality of life for 45 children from the Virgen del Carmen community in Paraguay.
67 Habitat houses for Mandela Day
To honor the late Nelson Mandela, Habitat for Humanity South Africa partnered up with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to construct 67 houses in Pelican Park.
Habitat for Humanity distributed 400 clean-up kits in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Habitat for Humanity distributed 400 clean-up kits in two locations in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which were affected by floods and landslides in mid May 2014, assisting nearly 2,000 individuals.
Keeping children safe and healthy
Habitat for Humanity and the Velux Foundation have launched a partnership to improve social protection and welfare of children and youth in Bulgaria who often live in inadequate and unhealthy homes.
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