Volunteer group, Everest Build, Nepal

Making an Impact: Special Events

Across the Asia-Pacific region, Habitat for Humanity hosts events – large and small – to raise awareness, engage volunteers and garner funds.

“Blitz builds” bring large numbers of volunteers together for an adrenaline rush of building and completing houses very quickly: normally five or six days. Habitat’s most celebrated blitz builds, the annual Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project– has been held four times in the Asia-Pacific region.

“Advocacy specials” mobilize volunteers to highlight the need to tackle the scourge of substandard housing in their communities and all over the world.

How we work (Asia-Pacific)

Habitat for Humanity International builds, rehabilitates and repairs simple, decent houses with the help of homeowner (known as "partner") families, volunteer labor, and donations of money and materials.

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Funding Habitat houses

Habitat for Humanity traditionally relies on the generosity of supporters from individuals and civic groups to churches and business corporations to fund its activities in the Asia-Pacific region.

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