Global Village teams are fundraising to help support the following projects :
Preventing respiratory infections and reducing deforestation
The majority of poor Guatemalan families cook on open-fire stoves in their homes, using mostly firewood as fuel. This causes what the World Health Organization refers to as indoor air pollution, estimated to be responsible for 1.5 million deaths worldwide each year.
Help support a new project in Sri Lanka
Raising funds for a housing project in Sri-Lanka
Help Habitat create a new community in El Salvador
On the evening of Nov. 7, 2009, driving rain created by Tropical Storm Ida caused mudslides and flooding in several areas of El Salvador. By the time calm returned, nearly 200 people had died, 76 more remained unaccounted for, and 2,350 houses had been damaged or destroyed.
Habitat has set a goal of serving 50,000 families over the next five years.
Habitat aims to serve 50,000 families in this earthquake-ravaged country over the next five years. The need: When a magnitude-7.0 earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Jan. 12, 2010, the impact was catastrophic. About 105,000 homes were destroyed, and more than 208,000 were damaged. The situation worsened in the months that followed, as Haiti suffered through Hurricane Tomas, a cholera outbreak and post-election unrest. After these back-to-back disasters, the numbers of death and loss have only grown.
Bringing people together to help families living in difficult conditions.
In Beius and the surrounding area there are at least 200 families in desperate need of decent housing. These families are the working poor, those who grew up in orphanages, roma, single parent families and those with differing handicaps. Many of these families came to Beius due to forced migration in communist times or in search of work, and ended up in poor living conditions.
Help Habitat reach its 10,000th family in Nepal!
Nearly one in four Nepalese lives on the equivalent of less than US$1 a day, according to a national survey on living standards.
Improving the living conditions of Nicaraguan families living in extreme poverty
La Gallina is a small community within the Nicaraguan city of San Rafael del Sur. It is a community focused on agriculture, especially sugarcane. Unfortunately, La Gallina’s residents also know the pain of poverty.
From tattered tents to decent houses, support Habitat's work in Kenya
More than 630,000 Kenyans were forced out of their homes in the violence that followed the 2007 election. Those families were placed in hastily constructed tent camps in an area called Maai Mahiu. Three years later, the families who remain there still have very few resources available to rebuild their lives.
Habitat is organizaing an innovative project to improve facilities and add 8 new units to help 35 families from Darmanesti.
Habitat for Humanity Comăneşti has started a new innovative project- “BUILD HIGH”. Through this project, our goal is to help 35 families (3 members/family) from Darmanesti to live in decent conditions.
A project of 200 winterized homes.
Habitat for Humanity has been working in Khujand for 6 years. The New Land Project is the most ambitious project to date. With land donated by the government, Habitat is working to help families afford their own homes and a better life.