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More than two million individuals impacted by Habitat for Humanity in Latin America and the Caribbean during 2019

April 07, 2020

From July 2018, to June 2019, with our work in Latin America and the Caribbean, we managed to impact the lives of 2,008,060 individuals along with the 37,046 volunteers, who donated their time and effort to build homes hand by hand with the allied families of our organization. We invite you to read the 2019 Latin America and the Caribbean Annual Report, which contains stories of the work that we do with families throughout the region, who, in alliance with us, worked to empower themselves with a decent and affordable home that changed their lives.

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The report allows to know that families build their houses in a seven-stage process

January 21, 2019

Mister Hilario, just like many other people in Peru, use his house as a place to work and also shares it with the family of his children. Only in the district of San Juan de Lurigancho, in Lima, Peru, more than 95 thousand families live in a similar situation. This fact derives from the study performed by the Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter from Habitat.

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Habitat teaches disaster-resilient construction methods in the Caribbean

October 13, 2018

Housing is a very vulnerable resource to these climatological disasters that, in addition, have been increasing due to climate change. Unfortunately, it is the people who live in the places with the greatest poverty, who are often harmed the most. The cost of repairing or even rebuilding the houses affected by a disaster is very high.

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