Overcoming Barriers to Slum Upgrading in Brazil’s Favelas

September 4, 2019

The right to housing is a guaranteed human right in Brazil’s constitution; however, people living in informal settlements, known as favelas, constantly face many barriers in

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Securing Access to Land and Safe Homes in Zambia

August 29, 2019

Through the Solid Ground campaign, Habitat for Humanity Zambia is striving to address equitable land policy implementation through solidarity initiatives, empowering community members with tools, training

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Land Offers Opportunity and Possibility: What I’ve learned about land rights

May 16, 2019

In August 2018, I started my internship with Habitat for Humanity’s global advocacy team with little knowledge of land rights. Today, nine months later, I have

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Working towards safe, sustainable, resilient and thriving communities

May 9, 2019

Habitat for Humanity recognizes that some of the most precarious housing conditions and levels of poverty and fragility occur in informal settlements which contributes to poor

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Land Tenure Rights: A key strategy to guaranteeing the right to housing in Brazil

April 3, 2019

In the center of one of Brazil’s most expensive neighborhoods is a small favela where residents have been fighting and often losing the battle against eviction

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Leaving No One behind this World Water Day

March 22, 2019

The theme of World Water Day 2019 is “Leaving no one behind,” and is an annual call to attention on the critical importance of water in

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Building Health, Hope and Dignity for Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

February 21, 2019

I have worked on international issues for a long time. Having travelled widely as a kid with my family, and as an adult on my own,

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Quem Mora Lá - Trailer

Who Lives There: Documentary about families facing eviction

January 31, 2019

Trailer with English sub-titles here Quem Mora Lá , or Who Lives There , is a feature-length documentary telling the story of families who live in

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Land and Housing videos

January 16, 2019

Through Build Solid Ground, a campaign developed through an EU-funded Development, Education and Awareness Raising grant, Habitat for Humanity Great Britain created a collection of videos

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That’s a wrap! Highlights from 2018

December 27, 2018

2018 has been quite a year! The Solid Ground campaign has seen incredible progress towards our goal of ensuring 10 million individuals around the world have

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