The plight of Grace

Grace January suddenly heard people shouting ‘Water! Water! Water!‘ Her house was taken by flood in the aftermath of the Cyclone Idai. Help her to rebuild it.

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Malawi struggles with floods

Flooding in Malawi has affected nearly one million people causing them to leave their homes and lose possessions. Emergency shelter and sanitation are in urgent demand.

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Keeping girls in schools

We call for gender parity and commit to put young schoolgirls and women at the heart of our water, sanitation and hygiene initiatives. Without proper sanitation facilities, they tend to miss school or dropout from classes.

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Safe and secure

"Not even in my dreams did I imagine living in a house like this," Jika told us after she moved from an unsafe mud hut to a new Habitat home.

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The Water of Life

Kauma Village is an informal settlement of over 33,000 people who live on the outskirts of Lillongwe, Malawi's capital. In Kauma, many people lack basic water and sanitation facilities, as it falls outside the government's services.

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Destitute and homeless

After the death of her husband, local laws forced Bertha and her five children out of their home. Now, they consider their new Habitat home 'a miracle'.

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Building for the future

As teachers, Joyness and her husband they struggle to make ends meet. Habitat helped the couple to build a home to rent out to increase their income.

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