We work to eliminate poverty housing in Ireland and around the world and to make decent housing a matter of conscience and action. Habitat for Humanity Ireland transforms lives by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Our self-help model provides families and communities with a ‘hand-up’ to pull themselves out of poverty. Our families invest hundreds of hours of their own time, ‘sweat equity’, into their houses and their neighbours’ houses. They also contribute towards the cost of the work. Habitat uses this money to build more homes, communities and hope.
Projects in 2018
Our Global Village programme is a unique opportunity for enthusiastic and committed members of the Irish public to volunteer on Habitat projects overseas. These trips are a hands-on, grassroots experience in which volunteers live and work alongside future homeowners, community members and local trade professionals.
Schools and Youth Programme: Through our Schools and Youth Programme, we will send over 100 youths to build homes and hope in several countries around the world.
Colleges and Universities: 2018 will see over 50 university students travel overseas to build homes, hope and sustainable futures