Vision: To create a movement of IndiaBUILDERS committed to developing Indian communities and upholding housing as a foundation for everyone to live in dignity and hope.
Objectives: The campaign aims to
Uphold housing as the cornerstone of Indian development
Mobilize 100 IndiaBUILDERS who will each provide a social investment of INR 50 lakhs
Accelerate the efforts of Habitat India to meet the housing needs of 100,000 families by 2020
IndiaBUILDERS: Habitat supporters who are dedicated to build up India by providing a social investment for housing and housing related services that will foster healthy and vibrant communities. They are the visionary leaders who will start the movement of eliminating poverty housing, one home at a time.
Women IndiaBUILDs (WIB) is a Habitat for Humanity initiative – part of the IndiaBUILDS – World of Hope campaign. It allows women with means to help women in need. The WIB committee comprises of women from influential and successful backgrounds, who come together to match the savings of self-help groups made up of women and individual women from some of the less fortunate families in the country.
Women IndiaBUILDs (WIB) extends the Habitat for Humanity concept of housing microfinance programs in a new direction, connecting women donors with women in need of affordable housing. The goal of WIB is to provide support to enable women from poor families acquire simple, decent and affordable homes by mobilizing resources and volunteers.
The Women IndiaBUILDs team is led by its Brand Ambassador, Mrs.Avanti Birla and Chaired by Mrs. Sheila Kripalani and having eminent women as its members such as Mrs.Arti Sanghi, Mrs.Kanan Koticha, Mrs. Madhu Nair, Mrs. Deepa Navani, Mrs. Kim Panjwani, Mrs. Bindu Kapoor and Mrs. Neeta Joshi . The Committee is committed to sourcing funds for housing projects, opening doors with potential partners and donors and helping raise awareness of Habitat for Humanity’s work through their networks and the media both nationally and internationally.
This exciting initiative has young volunteers from India, China, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand physically build homes as well as raise awareness and support through their social and digital networks, the need to eradicate poverty housing.
Habitat for Humanity urges all passionate young people who share the vision of creating a world where everyone has a decent place to live, to help us with our cause. Young people, celebrities and corporate volunteers can all play a role in YouthBUILD, whether by volunteering to build or fundraising or showing support online.
Rupee for Change
Rupee for Change is a Habitat India campaign that engages schools in advocacy, volunteer and fundraising activities to support Habitat’s efforts to re-build the nation. We believe these activities instill values of social contribution, compassion and generosity in school children.
Close to 50 schools nation-wide have participated in ‘Rupee for Change’ campaign activities including mock house builds, marathons, 2-D art contests and read-a-thons. Your school can support Habitat India’s endeavour to rebuild the nation by participating in our ‘Rupee for Change’ campaign.