Habitat Youth BUILD 2013
14,000 young people in seven countries gathered for Habitat for Humanity’s largest youth volunteer build event in Asia
Over 500 of these volunteers were from corporates and schools in India. They built and painted homes in Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Karjat (Maharashtra) so that 50 low-income families across the country have a decent place to live.
Leading up to this mega-build, volunteers in India participated in several awareness-raising events including: a mass-human formation, a conference on affordable housing, rallies to promote housing as a basic human right, a workshop on the role of youth in responding to disasters and signature campaigns. (Read more)