|GLOBAL VILLAGE MONTHLY UPDATE
Have you always wanted to combine your love of travel with your passion for helping others? Then consider joining us in beautiful Kauai, Hawaii. Start the holiday season by donating your time and energy to make this an unforgettable holiday for a deserving family.
Ghana (January 16-29, 2010)
Are you adventurous, flexible, open-minded, culturally sensitive, service-oriented and ready to get your hands dirty while working hard? Then please join us on this excursion to Ghana! Building with Habitat for Humanity in Ghana will provide you with a unique opportunity to get to know the country and the local community in a personal and meaningful way.
Paraguay (March 17-March 26, 2010)
Join a team of like-minded people and travel to one of South America's less-traveled treasures! The experiences and memories of working alongside the local family will last far longer than any souvenir could. Join in the effort that Habitat for Humanity Paraguay is undertaking to eliminate poverty housing in their country.
Get easy access to travel tools and Habitat information
Check out the new Global Village participant resources page! Find more information about Habitat for Humanity, fundraising and payment resources, helpful travel Web sites and more.
We are committed to simultaneously serving families and protecting the safety of our staff, volunteers and partners. Read more information from the Global Village program about issues affecting travel, such as H1N1 and the Honduran coup. As always, we encourage you to visit U.S. Department of State to stay updated on important travel information.
Join Habitat for Humanity's annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project 2009 in Southeast Asia
Volunteers are needed for Habitat for Humanity's annual Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project 2009 in Southeast Asia. Volunteer opportunities are available in Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam the week of November 15-20, 2009.
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans members: Plan your 2010 Thrivent Builds Worldwide trip now!
Learn new skills, experience a new culture, meet other Lutherans who share your passion to make a difference and help give a family a chance at economic independence. Thanks to Thrivent Financial's support, Thrivent members' trip prices for Gulf Coast Community and El Salvador Community trips are reduced! Visit Thrivent Builds online to learn more.
Recognize World Habitat Day on October 5
Habitat for Humanity is helping to recognize World Habitat Day, October 5, around the world. Use the World Habitat Day 2009 resources to find other ways to get your team, family, school, church, workplace, affiliate or other community involved!
"It all starts at home" photo petition
When it comes to a family's well-being, it all starts at home. We know that a simple, decent home is the foundation on which a family can build their lives. Show your support for decent, affordable housing by taking part in Habitat's online photo petition, which will be delivered to the White House on World Habitat Day.
Visit the online Global Village trip schedule for the most current list of open trips. Contact 1-800-422-4828, Ext. 7530 or firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Visit www.habitat.org/gv for more information about the Global Village program.
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