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A Celebration of International Women’s Day

A Celebration of International Women's Day Written by Anne Shaffer Myers, Global Advocacy Campaign Director, Habitat for Humanity International Today holds significance for many reasons, and rightly so — today is International Women’s Day. With thoughtful...

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Women’s Empowerment in Zambia

Our Pamwesu Project in Zambia: Women's Empowerment Since 2007, Irish Aid has co-funded Habitat for Humanity’s Pamwesu project in the Lusaka and Ndola provinces in Zambia. This project aims to promote equitable development and human rights amongst women, orphans and...

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Keeping Girls in School

Keeping Girls in School in the low-income areas of Lilongwe, Malawi As this year’s International Women’s Day strongly calls for #PressforProgress for gender parity, we take one example from Habitat EMEA region that has committed to putting young schoolgirls and women...

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Thriving in decent shelter

Thriving in Decent Shelter I rank No. 1 in the class No matter who we are or where we come from, we all deserve to have a decent life. Every single one of us deserves the opportunity for something better, and we all deserve to know we have the power to take care of...

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Pouring the Foundation for the Future

Pouring the Foundation for the Future I am smiling because she has her dream. Proper shelter is the foundation on which families and communities thrive. Better, affordable living conditions lead to improved health and stronger childhood development and give families...

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Habib’s Story

Habib's Story At the end of the day, we want our children to always remember our house. Even when they are grown up, we hope that they can always come back home. The home of Habib and Jamila is their castle, especially for their two daughters whom they treat as...

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