One in five people across the world live in slums and substandard housing. This locks them into a cycle of poverty. Poverty housing affects people’s health and well-being, educational prospects, and ability to make a living.
Habitat for Humanity’s vision is a world where everyone has a safe place to call home. We believe that a decent home is a key catalyst in helping to permanently break the cycle of poverty and, by working hand in hand with communities, have provided over 1 million homes helping over 6.8 million people since 1976.
We also fight for land rights for women, upgrade urban slums and informal settlements, improve access to water and sanitation, and help communities become more resilient in the face of natural disasters.
Habitat for Humanity works in over 70 countries, supporting the most marginalised and vulnerable in society, and welcomes people of all religions and none to partner in our mission.
Our Director of Development Tessa Kelly, will be speaking tomorrow about using UN #SDGs to build corporate partners… https://t.co/kzBxnkW3FJ
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