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Women’s Build 2017

Women’s Build 2017 is part of Habitat for Humanity’s annual women empowerment campaign popularly known as “BuildHerUp”. The Women’s Build aims to engage volunteers and partners to address the challenges faced by women across Sri Lanka, by bringing together women from all walks of life to advocate for safe, secure and affordable housing. Funds raised through Women Build will be utilized to provide housing for families headed by women towards ensuring that they have decent, safe places to live.

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European Union-funded housing project

COLOMBO, 18 February 2017 ─ More than 215, 000 people will benefit from a Euro 14 million multi-faceted housing project, financed by the European Union (EU), and implemented by Habitat for Humanity and World Vision Lanka.

Speaking during the opening ceremony, Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives for the Delegation of the European Union (EU), HE Tung-Laï Margue said, “I am hopeful that this project will assist in providing returnee families with not just homes and livelihood alternatives but also the necessary support to rebuild a life and a future for themselves. The goal has always been to turn the cycle of impoverishment and reliance to that of self-sufficiency, and I am encouraged to see that we are moving in the right direction through this initiative”.

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Habitat for Humanity ‘Breaks Ground’ in Aranayake

An initiative in collaboration with Alwaleed Philanthropies and the Government of Sri Lanka to rebuild the lives of families affected by landslides Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka (HFHSL) has partnered with Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed...

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