This year, Habitat Trinidad & Tobago hosted eleven teams through the Global Village program. Four of these teams came from Canada, one from the Thrivent group and six from the USA. Our international teams have helped us to continue our construction target by working a Monday to Friday week on various homes around Trinidad. Not only does these teams build but they also donate and pay for their entire trip.
The Global Village program is an initiative Habitat Trinidad & Tobago has been grateful to facilitate since June 2011. Four of our families have worked alongside these teams as they helped construct their home. From drilling, lifting steel frame, installing roof frames we have seen acrobatic volunteers who had a blast in country working on our homes. After we promised to make them sweat we also gave them the chance to relax at Maracas Bay and Tobago the best places to visit after working a team in the heated temperature for a week. It is the goal at Habitat Trinidad & Tobago to form a team that would visit another country who requires the same help to a family in need.