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Habitat World March 2011

Habitat World March 2011

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HabitatWorld
 
IN THIS ISSUE:
A view om the Eveest Build in NepalA look back at the six-site 2010 Cate Wok Poject
March 2011
To mak the 100th annivesay o IntenationalWomen’s Day,
Habitat World 
exploes whyHabitat woks o women  and why so manywomen choose to wok with Habitat.
empower
engage&
 
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Foundations
 
From Habitat CEO Jonathan Reckford 
 
hisissueo
Habitat World
celebratestheamazingcontributionsthatwomenmaketotheministryoHabitatorHumanityandtheincrediblestoriesowomenwhoholdtheiramiliestogetherallaroundtheworld.Iwasbornintoaamilyostrongwomen.Mygrandmother,MillicentFenwick,wasaNewJerseycongresswomanwhowaswidelyknownorhercommitmenttojusticeissues.ShedraedthelegislationthatresultedintheormationotheHelsinkiCommissiontomonitorcompliancewiththeHelsinkiAccordonhumanrights.Shechallengedmeatanearlyageto“beuseul”tothoseinneedinourworld.Isometimesmarvelatherlie.Shewasbornin1910thesameyearthatClaraZetkinoGermanyproposedtherstInternationalWomen’sDayand10yearsbeorethe19thAmendmentwaspassedintheU.S.,givingwomentherighttovote.Shelivedduringanerathatchangedthelivesowomendramaticallyinmanypartsotheworld,somuchsothatitishardtoathomtheconditionsunderwhichmanywomenlivetoday.oorequently,landtenureorwomenmanyowhomhavenoassets,noresourcesandnopowerisalmostentirelydependentonthemenwithwhomtheyareassociated.Awidowed,separatedordivorcedwomaninmanylocationsislehomelessbecauseshehasnorightstothelandonwhichshelives.YetinHabitat’swork,weseethepowerulspiritowomenwhocanovercomethemostdicultocircumstancestomakeliebetterortheirchildren.InAsia,womenorganizesavingsgroupsthatsupporthousingopportunitiesoreachmemberamily.WhennewhousingdesignsinBrazilresultedinwomennolongerhavingtospendmuchoeachdaycollectingwater,theladiesdevelopedanincomeproducingbusiness.AndarecentWomenBuildprojectinAricadrewgreatsupporttohelporphansandvulnerablechildren.Iwillalwaysbegrateulortheinuencemygrandmotherhaduponmylie.EverytimeIsawher,shewouldreciteMicah6:8romtheBible,aversethateplainsclearlyourcalltobejustandmerciulandtowalkhumblywithGod.Oenidentiedastheinspirationor
Doonesbury
’sLaceyDavenportcharacter,Grandmawasacolorulamilyiconwhodemonstratedbolddeterminationintakingupthecauseothosewhoneedanadvocatetomaketheirlivesbetter.Mayweallbesoboldinourefortstoreachoutahandtothoseinneedoaordablehousing.
Jonathan t.M. ReckfoRd
Chief Executive fficerabitat for umanity nternational
Siig o Mke Lie Bee
 
w wE E
Habitat or Humanity is a nonproit, Christianhousing ministry that wors both to liminatpovrty housing around th world and to maadquat housing a mattr o conscinc andaction. Habitat wlcoms to th tabl partnrsrom any aith  or rom no aith  who arwilling to pic up a hammr to hlp improv thlivs o amilis nding dcnt shltr.
w wE d
Habitat or Humanity organiations build,rnovat and rpair houss in partnrshipwith popl in nd o adquat housing.Homownrs ar slctd locally by Habitatorganiations basd on thir nd or housing,ability to rpay a no-proit loan and willingnssto partnr with Habitat. Loan rpaymntscontribut to hlp build and rpair additionalhouss. Bcaus Habitat’s loans ar no-proit,thy ar aordabl or low-incom partnrs.
EE  ppE
Habitat World 
magain is th ducational, inor-mational and outrach publication o Habitat orHumanity Intrnational. Its purpos is to urthrHabitat’s goal o liminating inadquat and pov-rty housing as a dmonstration o th gosplo Jsus Christ, and to rais awarnss o thissus involvd in this wor throughout th orga-niation and th world community.
Habitat World 
 is r to anyon who wishs to rciv it.
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Habitat World 
, 121 Habitat St., Amricus, GA31709-3498, habitatworld@habitat.org,(800) HABITAT, (229) 924-6935ax (229) 931-9629
 Cp CgE
Call th numbr abov or -mailpublicino@habitat.org.
Habitat World 
can b rad onlin athabitat.org and is availabl on rqust in Braill.Circulation: 1,043,768 (stimatd)Copyright ©2011
Habitat World 
(ISSN: 0890–958X) is publishdquartrly by Habitat or Humanity® Intrnational,121 Habitat St., Amricus, GA 31709–3498.Vol. 28, No. 1. March 2011.
The Publication o Habitat or Humanity International 
 
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Jnnir Lindsy
 
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Shala Carlson 
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Rbah DanilPhillip Jordan 
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Bob Jacob 
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Journy Group, Inc.
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E v E r y  I S S u E
foUndatIonS:
Habitat or Humanity International CEO JonathanReckord celebrates the contributions that women make to the ministry.
Pag e  2
haBItatLaS:
Building with displaced amilies in Colombia; Habitat Haiti marksone year o post-earthquake recovery work.
Pag e  4
fIeLd noteS:
Celebrating theNeighborhood Stabilization Program witha house dedication in Miami;
HabitatWorld
launches a blog on habitat.org.
Pag e  2 9
coMInG hoMe:
A amily in El Salvador breathes easier aer a Habitarenovation project.
Pag e  3 1
on t he c oVeR
On th Washington, D.C.,build sit o th 2010Jimmy & Rosalynn CartrWor Projct, vtranWomn Build hous ladrHolly eaton instructsOlympic silvr mdalistkrry Wiland as th twowomn wor togthr on ahous rhab.
Photo by Steffan Hacker 
ezRA MILLSTeIN
 FEaTUrES
caRteR woRk pRoJect Recap
Te2010Jimmy&RosalynnCarterWorkProjectwasthecornerstoneoHabitat’sWorldHabitatDayobservances.
woMen at woRk
Women from all walks of life explain why they 
workwithHabitat.
Pag e  1 2
International programs provide opportunities
orimprovedhousingandbetterlives.
Pag e  1 8
A volunteer house leader and a construction
managertradebuildsitestories.
Pag e  2 2
BIG pIctUReS
Aswelaunchthe2011
Habitat World
photocontest,lastyear’swinnerNeilReidsharesimagesandobservationsromhisGlobalVillagetriptoNepal.
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One of thousands of women who areengaged around the world with Habitat’smission, AmeriCorps member MadihaAhmad helped build a Habitat house inBirmingham, Ala., during the 2010 Jimmy& Rosalynn Carter Work Project.
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