Building their own homes: How a community benefited from the work Habitat for Humanity India is doing

May 2, 2018

“My parents worked as daily wage laborers at our native Veeranamoor village in Villupuram district. One day, Maestri (another term for contractor) Muniamma came to our

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Solid Ground: Bringing the Irula Tribes out of Darkness

The Irula Find Solid Ground in India

March 16, 2018

Habitat India has focused on the needs of the Irula tribe. Irulas belong to the Negrito (or Negroid) race and are one of the most marginalized

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A Celebration of International Women's Day

March 7, 2018

Today holds significance for many reasons, and rightly so — today is International Women’s Day. With thoughtful intentionality, we chose to launch the first global advocacy campaign of Habitat for Humanity on this exact day two years ago.

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The Irula Find Solid Ground in India

March 1, 2018

Habitat India has focused on the needs of the Irula tribe. Pictured is Masilamani and her family, who are all Irula. Irulas belong to the Negrito

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Creating "Solid Ground" for Gender Equality in Land Access

December 20, 2017

Despite the fact that women represent about half of the global population, produce the majority of global food supply, and perform 60% to 80% of the

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Looking back at the launch of Solid Ground in India

December 7, 2017

Solid Ground is a global advocacy campaign of Habitat for Humanity that aims to improve access to land for shelter through four key areas: Secure tenure

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A Major Milestone Sets the Path Forward

November 3, 2016

After more than two years of intensive advocacy, policy discussions, knowledge sharing, tense negotiations, logistical nightmares, and a push for the inclusion of multiple stakeholders, a

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Lucky Number 2(7)

September 9, 2016

Forty years ago, Habitat for Humanity was founded in rural Georgia, a state in the Southeast United States. The organization was founded on the belief that

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India

April 11, 2016

Habitat for Humanity India is already working on Solid Ground’s four campaign subthemes – secure tenure, gender equality, slum upgrading, and disaster resilience – across 18 states in India. Habitat India will leverage...

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