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Habitat for Humanity Honduras celebrates 15.000 dreams coming true

SAN PEDRO SULA (July 31) – Over the years Habitat Honduras has managed to fulfill dreams and demonstrate the love of God and the His faith in action by building 15 thousand adequate houses that have come to improve the lives of many low-income families.

 

Habiat Hondura´s house number 15000 was presented to the family alon the regionps Vice President, Torre Nelson. ©Habitat for Humanity Honduras

Habitat for Humanity Honduras works to reduce the housing deficit in the country, with the commitment of volunteers, churches, corporations, suppliers, media and associated families, through 7 regional offices and other sister organizations, managing to serve more than 75,000 Hondurans. 

Torre Nelson, Vice President of Habitat for Humanity Latin America and the Caribbean joined the celebration. Along him was the businessman Emilio Larach who represents the Larach & Co company, he donated $ 50,000 at the event as a sign of support for Habitat Honduras to continue with the construction of housing projects. This company committed to providing the same amount twice a year during a five years period. Similarly, the entrepreneur Jorge Bueso, West Bank representative, presented a $100,000  donation to a housing project in Santa Rosa de Copan, Honduras.

Habitat Honduras celebrates - what along with many volunteers, donors and families- have built with much effort. The construction of 15 000 houses, 15 000 dreams, 15 000 homes, and thousands of smiles and hopes inspires the organization to continue working towards the fulfillment of their vision.

This event also serves as a prelude to the celebration of International Youth Day, which will include the participation of many young people from all regions of the country on a walk through the first street of San Pedro Sula to Central Park where they culminate a cultural event.

About Habitat for Humanity Honduras

Habitat for Humanity Honduras has served more than 13,500 families with adequate and affordable housing solutions. This has had a positive impact in their living conditions while generating community development.

About Habitat for Humanity International 
Habitat for Humanity International’s vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Anchored by the conviction that safe and affordable housing provides a critical foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty, Habitat has helped more than 3 million people construct, rehabilitate or preserve homes since 1976. Habitat also advocates for fair and just housing policies and provides training and access to resources to help more families improve their shelter conditions. As a nonprofit Christian housing organization, Habitat works in more than 70 countries and welcomes people of all races, religions and nationalities to partner in its mission. To get more information, to donate or to volunteer, please visit habitat.org.

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