Habitat for Humanity's Blog

Read, learn, and spread the word

Gishu’s Story: Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, 70% of people do not have access to piped water. Gishu Hussen lives in Gubata Arjo, Ethiopia. Gishu used to travel 2 hours to fetch water for her family of 12. At times she would be forced to carry a 20 litre jerrycan on her back. “Water collected in that...

read more

Standing together - at a distance At a time of unprecedented challenge for our communities and our world; our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been affected. Those who have the virus, families who have lost loved ones, health care workers who are on...

read more

COVID-19 Response StoriesHow do you ‘stay at home’ when it’s not safe? Whilst the timing of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic has varied, governments around the world have been consistent in calling on citizens to stay safe by staying at home. For too many people...

read more

COVID-19 Response AppealHow do you ‘stay at home’ when it’s not safe? Whilst the timing of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic has varied, governments around the world have been consistent in calling on citizens to stay safe by staying at home. For too many people...

read more

Lent Reflections

Lent Devotions It is a time of preparation, of self-examination and of reflection as we journey toward the cross. The seven devotions in this collection, designed so that you can use one for each week of Lent, focus on ways we can honor Jesus by caring for others....

read more

40 Positive Actions

40 Positive Actions This Lent, as we look towards the cross and prepare our hearts for Easter, commit to some of the suggested 40 suggested positive actions as a way to be more closely connected to Jesus. 1. Begin each day on your knees (if possible) with prayers of...

read more

Subscribe to our newsletter!

Keep up to date with Habitat for Humanity Ireland’s programmes, volunteering opportunities and news!