Homeowner Jennifer Mhlangu carrying roof tiles for her house #969.
Photo by Kim MacDonald


 

HOMEOWNER STORIES

During the five days of the Jimmy Carter Work Project, all 100 homeowner families were profiled. Read short profiles (20 per day) describing these families’ circumstances and hopes for the future. Profiles based on interviews by Samantha Schroeder, communications coordinator for the JCWP 2002.

June 7, 2002 - Homeowner Stories

June 6, 2002 - Homeowner Stories

June 5, 2002 - Homeowner Stories

June 4, 2002 - Homeowner Stories

June 3, 2002 - Homeowner Stories

New Homeowner Reflects on Faith, Looks to Future
Sindisiwe Gcwensa breaks into a tremendous, beautiful smile when she talks about her new home in the Ethembeni community.

New Homeowner Draws Inspiration from Jimmy Carter
Read the story of new homeowner Bheki Nxumalo and his desire to follow the example of Jimmy Carter and continue building Habitat houses. “We can’t just say thanks," he says. "We need to go help build...houses.”

JCWP Homeowners Hold Final Meeting Before Blitz Build Begins
Months of meetings conclude with a final review of mortgage contracts.

Savings Clubs Help Build Sense of Community
Prospective JCWP homeowners work together to achieve dreams.


   




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