Off to South Africa: Improving Land Governance and Management Conference

October 17, 2017

When I started working for Habitat for Humanity International in early August, I hardly expected my first week to end with a flight to South Africa.

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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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Celebrate Nelson Mandela with 67 Minutes

July 18, 2016

In South Africa and around world, Nelson Mandela inspired millions with his words and actions. But did you know that in addition to being a champion

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Community First: Informal Settlement Upgrading in South Africa

April 7, 2016

South Africa is a country of contrasts, in both its landscapes and deep social disparities. Langrug, is an informal settlement, or slum,in the Franschhoek valley close to Cape Town and a testament to those inequalities...

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Strategic Goals and Focus Areas in South Africa

March 6, 2016

1. New housing models and finance in the post-subsidy era Using our grassroots expertise, Habitat for Humanity South Africa will impact government’s policy making process in anticipation of...

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