Habitat for Humanity-Worldwide Locations
Which worldwide locations have benefited from Habitat for Humanity programs?
The Habitat has its building projects spread all over the world. The aim of this organization is to provide affordable housing for all those who are in need. A Habitat Affiliate or Resource Center is located in each of the countries in the following world regions:
Asia and Pacific:
Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, East Timor, Fiji, Guam, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam
Africa and Middle East:
Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, ,Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Europe and Central Asia:
Armenia, Bulgaria, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Kajikistan, Turkey
Latin America & Caribbean:
Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago Venezuela
United States and Canada
Awards, accolades and support for the Habitat for Humanity
The founder of this non-profit organization, Millard Fuller, has the distinction of being honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton in 1996, in recognition for sustaining the “…most successful continuous community service project in the history of the United States.”
Grants from the Corporation for National and Community Service or NCCS towards Habitat for Humanity have earned it the reputation for being the biggest beneficiary of NCCS’ funds.
All awards and funding from national-level institutions indicate the reach and impact of Habitat for Humanity. As economic imbalance continues to foster poverty and natural calamities create homelessness, Habitat for Humanity will always need volunteers to implement its vision of affordable, simple housing across international boundaries.