deserves a place to call home
Who We Are
We are an International Non-Profit organization dedicated to fighting global poverty housing and homelessness through affordable housing and sanitation facilities across Sri Lanka.
What We Do
At Habitat for Humanity we don’t just build homes, we build communities. We construct safe, affordable durable homes for families in need. Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka works to lay the foundations for the future and create change that impacts generations.
25 years of Impact
Since 1976, Habitat for Humanity has helped more than 29 million people globally, to build or renovate the place they call home. In Sri Lanka, since 1994 Habitat has supported over 27,000 families and 110,000 people with new homes.
Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka launches ‘Brick by Brick Campaign’ to build homes for low-income families affected by COVID19
Habitat Sri Lanka marks National Housing Week by raising awareness on the need for affordable and adequate housing solutions for families affected by Covid-19. The importance of a safe and decent place to call home has never been more pronounced than during the...read more
With each passing day, we all find ourselves trying to adapt to the measures required to combat the spread of COVID-19. In countries and cultures all around the world, “stay at home” is the message of the moment. “Shelter in place.” It’s the right thing to do, and if we are all able to flatten the curve, we know that we will have, together, saved countless lives.read more
"We Build Colombo Together (WBCT): Collective Impact as a Path to Inclusive Development”, an event jointly organized by the Colombo Municipal Council (CMC) and Search for Common Ground (SFGC) was held on 16th January 2020. Bringing together State, Market and Community...read more
Families in the European Union-funded “Homes not Houses” project in Sri Lanka can choose to build safe, comfortable homes with appropriate construction materials. While earth has been used as a building material since ancient times, people often confuse the word...read more
Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka, an international non-profit organization dedicated towards providing every family in Sri Lanka with a stable and safe place to call home, appointed entrepreneur, philanthropist and advocate Otara Gunewardene, as its Goodwill Ambassador...read more
On Saturday, 14th September 2019, over 100 youth delegates of The International Model United Nations (TIMUN) volunteered with Habitat for Humanity Sri Lanka to paint the homes of visually impaired persons in Nayanalokagama, Negombo. This special event titled ‘TIMUN...read more