Secure Tenure and Access to Credit

November 7, 2019

*This story was originally published on the Habitat for Humanity Magazine For Pedro and Maria, the key to a better life for their extended family first

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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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The Power of Partnerships: Learning Together in Paraguay

August 16, 2019

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

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Habitat for Humanity Honduras Celebrates Land and Housing Policies Wins at the Municipal Level

August 9, 2019

Through Habitat for Humanity’s global advocacy campaign, Solid Ground, Habitat for Humanity Honduras is addressing barriers to secure land tenure and housing by mobilizing people and

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Youth at the Center

Youth at the Center: Reflections from a youth leader

July 31, 2019

Written by: Marlon A. Leslie, Chairperson, BRACED Youth Media Team The BRACED Youth Media Team is an organization that was created especially for young people

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As BRACED project ends, informal settlements in Portmore will continue to see long-lasting benefits

June 20, 2019

In March 2019 the BRACED project, or Building Resilience and Capacities for Emerging Disasters, led by Habitat for Humanity in Jamaica which sought to increase disaster

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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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Five principles for securing tenure

March 14, 2019

Secure tenure is one of Solid Ground’s four campaign subthemes. Security of tenure is the right to feel safe in one’s own home and to not

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The Importance of Women's Rights in Land

March 7, 2019

Women’s voices are underrepresented in politics and strategic decision making, meaning that issues disproportionately affecting women require more advocacy, more attention and more awareness raising. Around

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