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Solid Ground is a global advocacy campaign of Habitat for Humanity to improve access to land for shelter.
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
In April 2019, I flew to Asunciόn, Paraguay in South America to join my colleagues from Habitat for Humanity Paraguay, Habitat for Humanity Brazil, Habitat for
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
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
3 years. 48 months. 1,095 days. Or 26,280 hours, since the launch of Habitat for Humanity’s first global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground. Today on International Women’s
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
Across downtown neighborhoods in Brazil sit thousands of empty buildings, many abandoned or underused for decades while owing millions in property taxes. Meanwhile, Brazil is facing
Land is often a critical aspect of conflict: it may be a root cause or trigger conflicts or may become an issue as the conflict progresses.
Every year World Creativity and Innovation Week is a chance for people around the world to see, generate, and achieve new things to make Earth a
In Brazil, the International Tribunal for Evictions held its 7th session during the World Social Forum and called out human rights violations in evictions across the