Global Village volunteer stories
Global Village volunteers connect with partner families, make lifelong friends and learn about Habitat’s mission and work. Global Village volunteers build and renovate homes, immerse themselves in new cultures and make a difference around the world.
There are countless examples of lives impacted. Here are just a few:
Room to Grow (video) Habitat for Humanity International photographer, Steffan Hacker, created this video after a Global Village trip to Mongolia.
Read the full article in Habitat World : Room to grow .
The same blood Experienced Global Village team leader, Sheila Crowley, shares a touching story about a connection made with a homeowner in Malawi.
Destination Mozambique First-time Global Village participant Chelsie McKnight recounts her experience in Mozambique to trip donors.
Dawn and Nubia (video) Dawn, a Global Village participant to San Andrea, Colombia, and Nubia, a Habitat homeowner, become friends.
More than words An excerpt from a Thrivent Builds Worldwide trip journal by Nicole Doebert about stories shared and relationships built in El Salvador despite language barriers.
Aching arms and a happy heart Habitat for Humanity International software developer, John Therkelsen, shares his experience as a Global Village volunteer on a trip to Bolivia.
Links:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wo-YYyLdbdQ