By the numbers
A small sampling of highlights to celebrate
July 1, 2010 – June 30, 2011
Amount raised by Habitat reStores across the united States.
13,390 (and rising)
The number of “like” button clicks on Habitat for Humanity South Africa’s “clicks for Bricks” fundraising campaign on Facebook, in partnership with Property24, the country’s online real estate giant. For each “like,” Property24 will donate 5 rand toward the cost of building a house with ntombizodwa regina, who lives with her 9-year-old son in a metal shack.
Habitat for Humanity international is now the sixth-largest homebuilder in the united States, according to Builder magazine. Sales of Habitat homes in the u.S. grew from 4,993 in 2005 to 6,032 in 2010, a 17 percent increase.
in march 2011, Habitat for Humanity Bangladesh completed its first water, sanitation and hygiene project, installing sanitary latrines for 100 families, with support from Habitat Great Britain and Habitat canada.
In november 2010, Habitat for Humanity marked its 10th anniversary of working in Armenia.
Number of weeks it takes to build a four-unit apartment building in Romania, using steel house construction. Also, the average number of stages in a progressive home design in the Latin America/Caribbean region. Progressive housing begins with a simple core unit that can be expanded one step at a time, according to each family’s needs and budget.
The first Habitat house built with Phase 2 funds of the neighborhood Stabilization Program was dedicated in november 2010 in the liberty city neighborhood of Miami, Florida. eventually, NSP2 funds will result in 1,062 Habitat housing units.
Habitat for Humanity Canada celebrated the building of its 2,000th house on June 18, 2011, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. right next door, Habitat winnipeg celebrated its 200th house.