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Last year, the students from the American School of Dubai extended a helping hand to a family in Armenia in desperate need of decent shelter.  Homeless after suffering through the 1988 earthquake and Armenian-Azeri war, the family’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity and the students brought decent housing at last.  For 10 days, the volunteers built hand-in-hand with the Bozinyan family in Vazashen.   This is a great experience for the students to gain exposure to life in developing countries and expand their global awareness in general. It also offers them the opportunity to help in a way that they are not able to help in Dubai,” says Kristen Roemer, team leader.

What is next?
Habitat wants people not only to read about poverty housing but do something to fight it. You can support Habitat’s work in Europe Middle East and Africa in a number of ways. Here are some examples:

• Visit our donations page to support projects in Armenia.
• Go to country profile pages to learn about other programs in this country.

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