Habitat Mexico was helping families construct safe and durable homes near Camilo’s village and he frequently made the hours-long journey on horseback to their work site to check on their progress, learn about Habitat’s construction program and try to convince them to expand their program to his hometown further south — his persistence paid off.
Homeowner Kathy reflects on what life has brought her after she and her daughters moved into their Habitat home in Boise, Idaho, 25 years ago. “Back then, before Habitat, I figured that homeownership would always be out of reach,” she says.
Lisa is the second resident to move into Female Veterans Village, a community that will provide a safe space for women veterans to overcome housing instability and where residents can develop a support system amongst fellow servicemembers.
Shawnee, Tami and Bobby represent three of the 13 families in the Towns at Ivy City development — and 41 in the larger Ivy City neighborhood — that have benefited from an ongoing partnership between D.C.’s Department of Housing and Community Development and Habitat for Humanity of Washington, D.C.
In 1992, Jerzy and Alicja became the first family to take a leap of faith and partner with Habitat Poland. Because they did, they, their children and their grandchildren are reaping the rewards that come with a stable, affordable home.
After their house was damaged during a violent storm, 10-year-old Oliwia and her family couldn’t live in their own home, play in their own yard and pick apples from their trees — until they found Habitat Poland.