President and Mrs. Carter have led Habitat for Humanity International's JCWP every year since 1984.
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Philippines Fact #1:

The nation of the Philippines comprises more than 7,000 islands.

JCWP volunteers began construction on these 100 house sites in Maragondon, Philippines, on Monday morning.
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During a week in March, Habitat for Humanity International's 1999 Jimmy Carter Work Project brought some 14,000 volunteers together from around the world to build 293 simple, decent houses in the Philippines.


Magbayanihan Tayo: "Let Us Build Together"
An overview of the 1999 Jimmy Carter Work Project

Decent Shelter: A Desperate Dream
Some 48 percent of Filipinos live in substandard housing


Monday, March 22, 1999
  • Carters Work Alongside Current and Former Presidents of Philippines, Launching JCWP 1999
  • Filipino Media Tenacious in Coverage of JCWP

    Tuesday, March 23, 1999
  • Carter, 75, Sets Pace Early Tuesday Morning
  • Metropolis Volunteer Brings Large Team, "Superman" Award

    Wednesday, March 24, 1999
  • Site Overview: Bacolod City
  • Site Overview: Dumaguete City
  • Site Overview: General Santos City
  • Site Overview: Maragondon
  • Site Overview: Paranaque
  • Site Overview: Tagbilaran

    Thursday, March 25, 1999
  • Volunteers Raise Roofs in Spirit of "Bayanihan:" Building Together
  • "Bridges of Love" Written to Celebrate JCWP 1999

    Friday, March 26, 1999
  • Carter "Honored and Blessed" by Opportunity to Work with Homeowners, Volunteers
  • Traditional "Habitation" Celebration Concludes Week's Build

    More about the Jimmy Carter Work Project:

    JCWP Overviews: 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997 | 1984-96

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