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Special interest builds

Every Global Village trip is unique, but some teams have a more specific focus while helping serve families around the world.

Current special interest Global Village builds

Philippines Thanksgiving build
November 12-26
Enjoy the breathtaking sites the Philippine Islands! You and your team will build unique housing solutions designed to resist earthquakes, typhoons and floods. Then, you will share a traditional Thanksgiving meal with the future homeowners.

Thanksgiving in Guatemala
November 19-27
You and your team will build smokeless stoves and safe latrines with future homeowners. Then, you will break bread with the families and Habitat staff on Thanksgiving day with a traditional dinner.

Cambodia: Green innovations build
Oct. 21 - Nov. 6
Join Habitat for Humanity Cambodia as they take their first steps with a newer, more affordable building technique. With this earth-friendly, alternative building method, the local affiliate will be able to serve more families in need.

El Salvador: Blitz Build
Nov. 26 - Dec. 4
Enjoy a unique opportunity to experience life inside the culture. During this Blitz Build, you will make a larger impact by building alongside many teams from around the world. Also, you will be welcomed into the community and have the opportunity to learn how to make pupusas.

Guatemala: fair trade coffee and housing
December 3-11

This trip itinerary has a perfect balance of cross-cultural education and impactful projects. Your team will build multiple housing solutions in one short week. On alternate days, you will take a crash-course in community development as you experience the inner workings of a fair trade coffee co-operative.

New Year’s in Brazil
Dec. 28 - Jan. 5

Ring in the New Year in Brazil! During the build week, you will help Habitat for Humanity Brazil implement their Water for Lives project by building cisterns in local communities.