Sadie and daughters Raeanne and Janna have spent the past few years living in her parents’ home on the Halalt First Nation Territory, in extremely tight quarters, with Sadie and Janna sharing a room.
On May 14, Habitat for Humanity Canada held its virtual annual general meeting, which included celebrating the achievements of local Habitats during its national award announcements.
We are grateful for the opportunity to highlight the efforts of some of the thousands of volunteers who make our work possible.
Habitat for Humanity Canada, Canerector Foundation and Habitat for Humanity Vietnam have partnered to fund WASH Solutions in Van Lang, Vietnam
In Vietnam, more than 30 Global Village builds were cancelled due to the pandemic, and as a result, 21 families from seven project sites were unable to complete the construction of their homes.
Habitat Canada supporter and Global Village team leader shared his experience leading a team of volunteers to build as part of the Indigenous Housing Partnership.
Ensuring the health and safety of their volunteers meant temporarily ceasing many volunteer activities. But many of their volunteers, and staff, were eager to help in other ways.
Our national awards were announced during our virtual annual general meeting on May 22. Local Habitats won for optimizing operations, collaborating and partnering with others and innovative building.
When COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, organizations were forced to adapt. For Habitat Vancouver Island North, that meant finding a way to safely get two families into their newly built duplex.