It’s stronger families, freed from the worry and want of unacceptable living conditions. It’s a better place to study, a healthier spot to sleep, enough room to grow and dream.
It’s better communities, neighbors helping neighbors, new lights shining in windows once darkened by blight. It’s a street reclaimed from abandonment or floodwaters, a block rebuilt after an earthquake or an economic tremor. It’s a house built in joy and dedicated with love.
It’s a world of hope where everyone has a simple, decent place to live.
It’s waiting for you to get involved.
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- Every 8 minutes around the world, a Habitat partner family moves into decent shelter they can afford.
- A study by Emory University found that children younger than 5 who were living in Habitat homes on Malawi were 44 percent less likely to contract respiratory problems, gastrointestinal diseases or malaria than their counterparts living in traditional housing.
- In decent housing, walls are strong and roofs are secure — and the families inside focus more on thriving than surviving.