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Global Village volunteer program

Experience another culture, make a difference in the lives of others and create a true global village of love, community, homes and hope.

Join a Global Village volunteer team and build decent, affordable shelter in destinations throughout the world. As a Global Village volunteer, you will work alongside members of the host community to build or renovate homes.

You will learn about poverty housing, development challenges and Habitat’s ministry and mission to help eradicate them. The funds you raise help build decent shelter in the country you visit and support the Global Village program.

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Featured 2013 trips

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Special Event!
Bula Build Fiji 2013
April 26-May 4 | May 3-11
Be part of a unique and special build in the South Pacific this May.
Vietnam
Special Event!
Mekong Build Vietnam 2013
August 1-10
Work alongside 300 other international volunteers to construct 35 homes in just five days.
Cambodia
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Mekong Build Cambodia
Nov 1-9 
More than 350 volunteers will build homes for impoverished families.
Portugal

Kerala, India
March 30-April 13 
Discover the beauty of India while helping families in need of decent housing. 

Johns Island

Johns Island, South Carolina

April 14-20
Join us for a working spring vacation in South Carolina to help build a safe, sustainable home and learn new skills.
Bolivia

Nicaragua
April 20-28 
If you are looking for a life changing adventure, then this is the project for you.

Guatamala

Cochabamba, Bolivia
May 3-12
If you seek to make a contribution while learning from those whom you serve, then this trip is for you.

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Debre Birhan, Ethopia
May 8-18 
Build in one of the oldest civilizations in the world.
Sri Lanka

Armenia
May 19-30 
To visit Armenia is to travel back in history and feel the spirit of more than 41 centuries. 

Specialty trips

Thrivent Builds Worldwide trips
Explore additional trip options designed through Thrivent Financial’s partnership with Habitat for Humanity. All are welcome on Thrivent Builds Worldwide teams. Thrivent benefit members are eligible for special trip pricing.