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Habitat World Blog

November 20, 2014

Who are the more than 1 million?

These individual stories of hope and transformation — and those of the more than 1 million partner families Habitat has helped since our founding in 1976 — are made possible by your generous support.

More Posts from the Habitat World Blog

November 8, 2011

You can help Habitat help Haiti

The 28th annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project will result in 100 core houses. Find out how you can support Habitat’s continuing efforts in Haiti.

November 1, 2011

A home of one’s own

Steve Thomas is an Emmy Award-winning TV personality and a home-renovation expert. He is also a good sport when things go humorously awry while filming at a Habitat community in Kenya.

October 24, 2011

‘Families like me’

Nine-year-old Devon Smith shares his review of The Carpenter’s Gift, a book featuring a tree he knows well. Devon’s own Habitat home in New York City includes wood from a past Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree.

October 17, 2011

My volunteer vacation

A Canadian Women Build volunteer talks about the “volunteer vacation” she took to help Habitat build a home in Guelph, Ontario.

October 10, 2011

Bound south

Three brothers are biking their way from Alaska to Argentina this year, with eyes already looking homeward toward their Lake Agassiz Habitat affiliate.

October 6, 2011

Seeing beyond the present situation

When disasters strike urban areas, the rebuilding process can become very complicated very quickly. Kip Scheidler, Habitat’s senior director of global disaster response, shows how Habitat’s 2012 Shelter Report offers some solutions for the future.

October 3, 2011

500,000 universal truths

On World Habitat Day, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter rejoices in the news that Habitat has helped 500,000 families achieve what he considers a basic human right: a safe, decent home.

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