Our programs have touched more than 245,000 lives worldwide. Here are a few of their stories.
“I’m extremely proud of what I do and I’m not prepared to build anything that I think won’t be safe.”
“Thanks to Build Change I have a solid and safe house now.”
Word spread that there was a block maker in Delmas 32 able to produce high-quality concrete blocks…
Oramene has been able to resume her sewing business and is providing for her family again.
“When I first started working on these projects, I thought the engineers were crazy.”
“People are very aware of the need to build safer, especially those who were victims of the last earthquake.”
Monique Lexy, her husband and their six children saw their lives turn upside-down in minutes.
Elizabeth Senelia and Civil Senel have a three-story house with 45 people living in it.
It took 25 seconds for the 2010 Haiti earthquake to destroy Mirlande Joseph’s home.
This family sheltered 17 of their neighbors during a massive typhoon that struck just two months after they finished building their new Build Change-certified home.
“My house before the typhoon was made of wood. Now that my house is concrete, I am not afraid of another typhoon.”
“I was excited to make my new home more beautiful, so I added some flowering plants and put some accessories inside.”