Stories

Read about Habitat's work in your community and around the world.

Innovating and offering skills training in Sri Lanka

Good news spreads fast in Thushanthini’s village of Navagirinagar, located in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Province. So, of course, in February 2018, the talk of the town was her newly constructed Habitat home made from compressed stabilized earth blocks or CSEBs.

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Helping families make vital changes

Miriam lives in the San Pedro de Macorís province of the Dominican Republic with her family. By partnering with Habitat Dominican Republic and working directly with a Habitat engineer, they were able to complete several project that helped increase her family’s safety and security.

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What is housing equity?

Habitat for Humanity knows that equity and inclusion are the hallmarks of a thriving community. But what does it mean to have equity in housing, and why is it so important?

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