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Habitat for Humanity EMEA

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from Habitat for Humanity

A toilet is not just a toilet

When residents from the Dida-Yaokro and Chickwawa communities constructed toilets, their health improved, the school attendance increased and the environment got cleaner. 

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Uganda can count on its youth

Sixty-five percent of the Ugandan population is made up of young people. Like Susan, they have enormous potential. Habitat helps them to develop their talents.

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Believing in Lucy

Life had been unimaginably hard after Lucy’s mother died nine years ago. Her dad had died a year earlier. Lucy, only in the seventh grade at the time, quit school to raise her younger brothers - Bornface and Gift.

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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

MetLife Community Week 2019

May 14, 2019

Two hundred MetLife employees will work alongside Habitat for Humanity homeowners in eight countries, beginning mid-May, as part of the company’s fourth annual Community Week.

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Goodwings for our projects

February 27, 2019

Book your hotel with Goddwings to support Habitat for Humanity projects. The hotel booking site will redirect at least a third of every booking commission to help families improve their homes. 

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Housing and education model

December 07, 2018

The housing and education model that Habitat for Humanity developed with the support from the VELUX FOUNDATIONS can be part of the solution faced by many marginalized communities.    

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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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