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The global need for affordable housing and sustainable cities
July 22, 2014

The global need for affordable housing and sustainable cities

See how important it is to address the rapid increase in urban populations around the world and what you can do to help us improve these conditions.

More Posts from the Habitat World Blog

September 20, 2011

With powers combined

A partner helps Habitat Costa Rica train more women homeowners in financial education, empowering them to pass on what they learn to neighbors, friends and family back home.

September 12, 2011

‘Participating in a common work’

The former president of Romania and a Habitat for Humanity volunteer and supporter since 2007, Dr. Emil Constantinescu shares his thoughts on the nature of creating lasting change.

September 6, 2011

Day of Service

Habitat for Humanity is one of many charitable organizations engaged in the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance. Discover ten ways you can pay tribute and take action with Habitat on Sept. 11.

August 29, 2011

Impressions of a first-timer

Thrivent Builds volunteer Jennifer DeBruin writes about her recent trip to help build a pair of homes on stilts in Biloxi, Mississippi.

August 23, 2011

Painting dreams

A muralist in San Angelo, Texas, uses her talents to brighten up the bedrooms of children moving into their families’ new Habitat homes.

August 16, 2011

‘A humbling reminder’

The whole process of getting to know Habita’s partner families is a humbling reminder of just how much homeownership means to those who have never known it before.

August 9, 2011

What does home mean to you?

Habitat volunteers, supporters and partner families have told us many ways they think of home. What about you? Let us know: What does home mean to you?

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