Seeds of stability

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.

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Solar streetlamps bring security, opportunity

In Canaan, an informal settlement in Haiti of families displaced by the deadly 2010 earthquake, Habitat installed 200 energy-efficient streetlamps in capital-area neighborhoods and now is working to create a pool of qualified residents in each neighborhood to maintain them.

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The impact of partnership and advocacy in D.C. 

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.

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Carters and Kims come full-circle with Habitat

The lives of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter have intertwined with those of Peter and Kathryn Kim in extraordinary ways, from their mutual dedication to Habitat to Peter’s hand in helping bring a happy end to President Carter’s cancer journey.

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