5 amazing kids who make a difference Read more Stories Read about Habitat's work in your community and around the world. A home transforms a family's future Jacob shares his family’s long and uncertain journey, and his thoughts on what a stable home means for families. Read More Healthy homes, healthy families, healthy cities To raise awareness and inspire action, the United Nations has designated Nov. 19 as World Toilet Day, a day to motivate the global community to address the tremendous needs of families like Sharda’s. Read More What is sweat equity? At Habitat, sweat equity is a new homeowner investing in their home or one for another family. It’s not a form of payment, but an opportunity to work alongside volunteers to bring to life a family’s dream of owning a home. Read More Go to archive Subscribe to Habitat news Get the latest stories, news and events, and volunteer opportunities from Habitat in your inbox.