Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and typhoons.

Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.


JUAN CABALLERO | COLOMBIA | HOUSING RETROFITS

TRANSFORMING VULNERABLE HOMES IN COLOMBIA

Juan Caballero, who leads Build Change’s work in Latin America, describes the opportunities to retrofit homes as scale in Colombia. (Spanish with Subtitles)

ELIZABETH HAUSLER | SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP | SKOLL FOUNDATION

SKOLL AWARD FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Dr. Elizabeth Hausler and Build Change were named one of the 2017 recipients of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.


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Launch of Disaster Resiliency in Housing in the Philippines, a Market Study of Residential Retrofit Financing

January 4, 2019

Study finds there is demand for home retrofitting and home retrofit financing, and a market of nearly 15.6 million units, housing more than 69 million Filipinos.

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Second Annual Build Change Simpson Strong-Tie Fellowship Underway

November 8, 2018

Build Change and Simpson Strong-Tie have named Juan Carlos Restrepo as the 2018-2019 Fellow for Engineering Excellence.

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Build Change Team Shortlisted in IBM’s Global ‘Call For Code’ Disaster Resilience Challenge

October 25, 2018

A team of developers and coders from Build Change are among the top three finalists in the IBM’s prestigious Call for Code Developer Challenge.

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Build Change and the World Bank Announce New Global Resilient Housing Program

September 26th, 2018

The launch of this new initiative represents a global embrace of Build Change’s approach to rebuilding and retrofitting substandard housing in disaster prone regions.

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Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and windstorms by working with people in emerging nations to build homes and schools that will protect their families and children.


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