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1993–1995 Timeline: A ministry on the move

A ministry on the move



Habitat's new headquarters in downtown Americus, Georgia is built with designated donations so that no house-building funds are used.
 
Building on Faith projects are special events intended to help Habitat groups and the faith community focus on their ministries together and to ultimately build more houses.
1993
Habitat completes its 20,000th house worldwide during a 20-house blitz build in Americus, Georgia.

Habitat for Humanity International's board of directors establishes a Department of Environment within the organization that later becomes the Construction and Environmental Resources department. The department provides resources to educate Habitat affiliates on how to build the best quality houses at the lowest possible cost.

The Entebbe Initiative is approved, putting more responsibility for Habitat building outside the United States into the hands of national partners. Affiliates around the world are expected to tithe on the funds raised locally.

Habitat's Church Relations department is formed.
1994
The first Jimmy Carter Work Project on an American Indian reservation is held in Eagle Butte, South Dakota.

Habitat is named the 17th largest homebuilder in the United States.

Habitat completes its 30,000th house worldwide with a blitz build in Americus, Georgia.
1995
HFHI headquarters moves to a renovated three-story complex at 322 West Lamar Street in downtown Americus.

Habitat celebrates the first Building on Faith observance—a campaign designed to involve the faith community in Habitat's work—with the dedication of its 40,000th house.