What we do

We are Habitat for Humanity, one of the world’s leading shelter NGOs.

As a humanitarian aid organisation, our mission is to build a safe environment where families and communities can thrive. Access to decent housing is the foundation to achieving essential human rights such as: education, property, food and privacy. Home is the first step toward a future of opportunities and prosperity. 

Our work

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Our impact

Since 1976, our worldwide network headquartered in Atlanta, US, has been working in over 70 countries, built more than 1 million homes and served over 10 million people. Our humanitarian work takes us across the world on projects such as: 

  • Housing the orphans and disabled in Lesotho
  • Setting up refugee camps in Lebanon
  • Building emergency housing in Haiti
  • Funding clean water projects in Delhi
  • Building affordable homes here in the UK

We are constantly reaching out to those who need us most, to those who cannot reach out for themselves. Building a world where everyone has a safe place to call home will take all of us. By working together, we can all make a difference.

That's why we also make it a priority to help those in the most vulnerable situations, such as:

  • Single parent homes
  • Orphans
  • Elderly
  • People with chronic illnesses or disabilities

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Where We Work click a region for details

North America Europe, Middle East and Africa Latin America and the Caribbean Asia and the Pacific