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Decent, Affordable, Habitat Houses Bring Transformation

In South Africa: A Sense of Place Yields Stability

In India: A Joy That Knows No Bounds

In California: Family Leaves Danger And Fears Behind

In California: Stability Brings Family Reunion

In Korea: Safe Shelter Establishes Permanence

In Romania: Doctors Once Trapped By Poverty Housing

In England: New House Means New Mindset for Teen

In Kentucky:
10-year-old Enjoys a "Room of One's Own"

In Guatemala: Improved Health, Tranquility Make the Difference



Jimmy Carter Work Project Heads South

Volunteers from around the world will gather in Durban, South Africa, June 3-7, to build during the Jimmy Carter Work Project 2002. The 100 houses built in Durban will top off a year of intensive house building throughout Africa.

Durban, a coastal city of 3.2 million, was once known for its history of segregation after South Africa’s apartheid government relocated thousands of Indians and black Africans from the area in the 1960s.

In June, however, Habitat will build houses and reconciliation as homeowners and volunteers work together to raise awareness of housing issues throughout Africa.

Volunteers can register for the JCWP 2002 online at www.jcwp2002.org.za through mid-April. For more information, contact Rita Clemens at (800) HABITAT, ext. 2272.
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