Amount disbursed through Habitat’s MicroBuild Fund to Zambia’s Entrepreneurs Financial Centre, which will add its own funding to serve more than 750 families with fairly financed small loans to improve their homes.
Benchmark housing quality standards that all Habitat construction activities must meet or exceed, in addition to local codes. They pertain to design, durability, secure tenure, water and sanitation.
Earthquake-affected families in Qionglai City, China, who have received Habitat China emergency kits containing cooking oil, blankets and other essential items. Habitat staff and volunteers have responded since the disaster struck in April 2013 and estimate rebuilding will take three years.
“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over…”
Square footage of the world’s largest gingerbread house, built by St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bryan, Texas. Upon the house’s deconstruction, Bryan-College Station Habitat received enough lumber to build the framework for two houses, and its ReStore gained a supply of oriented strand board, windows, doors, wiring and conduit.