Case Study: Habitat For Humanity

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Habitat For Humanity We were asked to "Research an International Non-Governmental Organization” that works on behalf of human rights issues. So I chose Habitat for Humanity they have been working around the globe to provide housing, stability and community development because they view those needs as human rights. The mission of this organization from their website states: "At Habitat for Humanity, we build. We build because we believe that everyone, everywhere, should have a healthy, affordable place to call home. More than building homes, we build communities, we build hope and we build the opportunity for families to help themselves. Your donation will help families break the cycle of poverty and build long-term financial security. With…show more content…
From the testimony of many people who have gotten their hands dirty in the remote corners of the world building homes for the needy under the umbrella of habitat I find my faith in humanity and my sense of humanity stimulated and inspired. They Advocate for All Human Beings Clarity of mission is easy for habitat because there is no basis upon which they discriminate against any human being, their organization and the people who support it truly do believe that every human being has a right to have a safe place to live and call home. And they have worked on every populated continent, and they continue to explore new opportunities to go where they are needed. So far they have built housing for people in need in the United States, Europe, South America and the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia and the Pacific Islands. They are one organization that can honestly say that since the date of their inception they have been out in the world fulfilling their mission; in fact "Since 1976, Habitat hasbuilt or repaired over 1 million homes, serving more than 5 million people worldwide.”, I consider that to be a powerful track record that demonstrates their passion to fulfill that…show more content…
Those obstacles are the main reasons that they have not spread their good work and goodwill across more of the earth; is It is hard to build stable housing and communities in countries that are literally being torn apart by endless war and aggressive economic exploitation. Before the work that they do could begin to help stabilize a community in a given country; the people of that country would have to first be free from corrupt, violent, authoritarian governments and regimes. The easier challenge to overcome in order to support the work they do is to make a commitment to volunteer your money or your time, or maybe both to their cause. For those who are hesitant I would recommend first signing up for their newsletter, because one day they might announce that they are moving forward in a new place and on a new initiative that excites you enough to participate in making a difference in someone else's life. And while Habitat for Humanity does lots of international work; they also do terrific work with the disadvantaged right here at home for those of you living in the United
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