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Habitat for Humanity EMEA

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from Habitat for Humanity

Nominated for Campaign of the Year

Our photo exhibition It All Starts at Home: Women and their Fight for Shelter has been shortlisted for the Digital Communications Awards in Europe in the category NGO Campaign of the Year.

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Catalyzing Innovation in Shelter

Global housing deficit is estimated to swell to 1.6 billion by 2025. Helping housing markets to work better for low-income people can reduce it. We drive development of new affordable solutions. 

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How Many People Can Fit in 90 m2?

Dwellers of Habib Ayad House in Sakakrya village are not able to sleep at the same time because of overcrowding. While half of them are sleeping at night, the other half go to work in bakeries.

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Stories from Europe, the Middle East and Africa

Africa

In Africa we empower low-income people to build a better life for themselves and their children.

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The Middle East

Our mission in the Middle East is to build a safe and stable environment where families and communities can thrive. 

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Europe

More and more people in Europe face problems to find a decent place to live. We help to make homes affordable.

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Press releases

Accelerating Start-ups in Affordable Housing

June 20, 2019

Habitat’s ShelterTech Accelerator, designed by its Terwilliger Center, has selected five Kenyan start-ups and two scale-ups that provide affordable housing solutions to start investment negotiations.

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More stories

Read more stories about the impact of decent housing on people's lives in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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