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Whether in Cochabamba or Port-au-Prince, housing is a complicated issue to resolve. Yet beneath every solution that Habitat for Humanity offers there is a simple action, and numerous stories of transformation.

Every day, we are inspired by the lives that are changed as a result of our mission.


Families

Featured story
Life in three square meters

Dina Quintanilla Zamora’s house has been pieced together with bits of wood and rusted tin. The space inside is less than three square meters – 10 square feet. Here, live Dina and her four daughters. In this story, Andrey Araya of Habitat for Humanity Costa Rica describes her visit to Dina’s humble home.

 

Volunteers

Featured story
Habitat for Humanity Chile “rocks”

Why is a Canadian forlorn due to Habitat Chile withdrawal? In this article, Global Village volunteer team leader Lindsay Killen tells us that it all comes down to the people. “The families at each of our two build sites made the whole endeavor worthwhile,” he said.

 

Videos

Featured video
Make your world a home

In this institutional video for the Latin America and Caribbean region, we talk about housing as the “matrix” of the struggle against poverty in our communities, and the starting point for resolving many of these challenges.