In January, I will be going with a group from Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity to El Salvador to build homes. I have raised enough funds to pay for my trip, but would like to donate additional money to help Habitat for Humanity El Salvador. The average cost for them to build a home is $7,000. Let's see if we can raise enough to cover at least one house.
Housing Need in El Salvador: After being struck by recent natural disasters, the housing need increased rapidly in El Salvador, both in urban and rural areas. Of the total number of houses affected, 60 percent corresponded to homes with an income of up to two minimum wages, and the remaining 40…Read More
This articles mentions Santiago de Maria, the area that my Habitat group hopes to help in January.
Since 1992, Habitat for Humanity El Salvador has built more than 7,400 housing solutions, providing simple, decent and affordable shelter for more than 37,000 Salvadorans. Habitat El Salvador works with the central office in San Salvador and seven regional offices in San Miguel, Santa Ana,…Read More
In America, most of us take housing for granted. This is not the case of millions of people in the world. Please help me raise funds to help build homes in El Salvador for people who are living in metal shacks that were designed to only last a year back, but have been their place of refuge for over…Read More