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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. Support our recovery efforts. 

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Volunteers needed in Sri Lanka

Join our international volunteer team as we build homes with families in Sri Lanka from August 31 to September 8. Help improve the housing situation in Batticaloa district. 

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It all starts at home

Life journeys of women all around the world start at home. Some are more challenging than others, but all the women share an unbreakable will to live in decent conditions. Discover their stories. 

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Multimedia stories

Read about Habitat's work in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Who can rely on REELIH?

Residents across Central and Eastern Europe insulate their homes, cut individual energy bills and improve their building's grim exterior through the REELIH project funded by the USAID.

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Helping refugees

Our refugee program will serve 38,500 individuals directly affected by the Syrian conflict. We will help them to upgrade their homes and communities and gain valuable job skills.

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Global Impact 2017

Big thank you for all your contributions this year. With your help we were able to reach millions of individuals around the world.

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A remarkable woman

Mamolelekeng is a remarkable woman. She's 82. And she is single-handedly raising five orphaned great grandchildren by herself.

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Roof over their heads

Sitting in her a cheerful garden full of watermelon, peppers, and herbs you would never know that Shamsikhon's life was ever any different.

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Living in the Cold

Lile Kik is worried. A dynamic professional who is always on the go, she's a few months away from retirement and she's cold all the time in her own flat.

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One loan at a time

Nditty is building her dream home thanks to the program that is helping thousands of Kenyans build low-cost and affordable housing. Now she is also a proud owner of twelve cows and a greenhouse.

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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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