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Video Gallery - Africa/Middle East

Cote d’Ivoire

Established in 1999, Habitat for Humanity Côte d’Ivoire seeks to break the cycle of poverty by working with homeowners to provide safe, dry and secure homes, with decent sanitation.



In Egypt many families live in overcrowded conditions and substandard housing. The people are exposed to the elements.


Habitat for Humanity Ethiopia began construction in 1993 and has since expanded to build houses in 11 communities. One of the groups Habitat works with is the ex-leprosy affected.

In Ethiopia Habitat for Humanity has started a pilot water and sanitation project to help some of the inhabitants of the slums of Addis Ababa.


Since its formation in 1987, HFH Ghana has successfully re-housed thousands of families in safe, affordable homes and has become a specialist in its field.


Habitat for Humanity Jordan is helping to address the risks associated with overcrowded housing conditions in the country.


Habitat For Humanity Kenya launched the Internally Displaced Persons program to build new houses for 335 families of those who have been forcibly removed from their homes.


In Lebanon Habitat for Humanity has started a microfinance program to assist families with repairs to their homes - ensuring a safe environment for parents and children.


Habitat for Humanity Lesotho has served 462 families since 2001.


Habitat Madagascar has built over 2247 houses in the East, Central Highland, West, South Highland and Northwest regions. This video tells the story of the slum upgrade in Moramanga, focusing on Randriamamazo Arsene and his family.


Learn about Habitat for Humanity Malawi. Malawi is a country of immense beauty, but also extreme poverty. Habitat for Humanity Malawi has 18 affiliates that operate in the country and has served more than 7 000 families since 1986.

South Africa

Since its formation, Habitat for Humanity South Africa has provided shelter for more than 10 000 people and brought volunteers together across racial, economic, cultural and social divides. This is the story of how that involvement changed the lives of the Mlangeni family in Mfuleni, Western Cape