Shelter from rain, wind and sun is a basic human need.
The Habitat Chronicles
A few moments in time from Habitat's first 35 years.
Partnership housing model created at Koinonia, the seed for Habitat's birth eight years later.
The Torres family first to partner with a U.S. Habitat affiliate in San Antonio, Texas.
The first Jimmy & Rosalyn Carter Work Project renovates a 19-unit apartment building in New York City.
Habitat's Global Village and Youth Programs created, engaging new volunteers.
Habitat's first U.S. resale outlet opens in Austin, Texas. Now 100's of ReStores recycle building materials and build more houses.
Habitat's 100,000th home dedicated in New York City.
Habitat celebrates its 200,000th house, providing shelter for 1 million people since 1976.
National Women Build Week premieres the same year as Habitat's long-term "Build Louder" advocacy campaign.
Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative introduced in U.S. to encourage holistic community development.
House No. 600,000 built.
The mission continues....!
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