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How Can We Serve You Better?

We are committed to a world where everyone: has a healthy place to live to contain the transmission of COVID-19, and is not forced from their homes due to economic hardships caused by COVID-19   As the economic crises arise from this context, the need for affordable, safe and healthy housing becomes more evident. As
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PASSA training Orange VAlley Couva

Introduction to PASSA in Orange Valley, Couva

Habitat for Humanity Trinidad and Tobago invites you to our first post-COVID19 Participatory Approach to Safer Shelter Awareness (PASSA) training! Come learn about all the vulnerabilities in your community and how to prepare for disasters. Venue: Orange Valley Community Facility Date: Tuesday 28th July Time: 5:30 – 7:00 pm PASSA is an international tool developed jointly
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COVID19 Hygiene Actions – #StaySafe

The information on this page is available as a Sign Language Video for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. The World Health Organisation has officially stated that the current COVID19 situation is a pandemic.  A pandemic is declared when a new disease for which people do not have immunity spreads around the world beyond expectations.
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Call for Skilled Volunteers – Disaster Recovery 2020

We are looking for skilled volunteers to help families recover from weather incidents during the 2020 Hurricane Season and beyond! Please complete both the Disaster Recovery Volunteer Form at AND the regular Volunteer Form to tell us how you can help.  It’s a great opportunity to put your professional skills to work building safe, strong,
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Habitat + YOU

Homes, Communities, Hope + You As the world continues to grapple with the public health crisis and the economic impact of COVID-19, the importance of a place to call home has never been more pronounced.  Since 1997, Habitat Trinidad and Tobago has supported families through many adversities. Now, in these very challenging times, we stand
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Cover of the April 2020 Newsletter - A cartoon drawing of a simple house, showing the various ways people of all ages and abilities can practice Healthy Housing Habits

April 2020 Newsletter is finally out!

A little late, due to the COVID19 lockdown, but giving you a taste of what’s to come in our 2020 Annual Shelter Report – ENJOY!   In this edition …. A message from the National Director … “The days ahead will be difficult, but we at Habitat Trinidad and Tobago remain committed to supporting the
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Homes, Communities, Hope + You

We are committed to a world where everyone: has a healthy place to live to contain the transmission of COVID-19, and is not forced from their homes due to economic hardships caused by COVID-19 As the economic crises arise from this context, the need for affordable, safe and healthy housing becomes more evident. As we
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Graphic of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

We’re Back!

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Habitat for Humanity prioritises the health and safety of the people in the communities we serve. We also took great care to minimise, and then to eliminate risks as much as is possible, to the staff, volunteers and partners who carry out our mission. Our guidance to Habitat Trinidad & Tobago
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Healthy @ Home Virtual 5k Run

Habitat Trinidad and Tobago believes that everyone deserves to feel safe at home. But it’s safe to say that everyone feels a bit STUCK at home these days. Let’s not give up, let’s give back! Connect with friends and compete as a team, or go for gold on your own! Register for our Virtual Run here: https://raceroster.com/events/2020/31384/healthy-at-home-virtual-run Everyone that signs
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How can you put your assets to work with us?

A word of inspiration from the National Director

The list of potential families requiring our services is increasing beyond our ability to address. The donor pool is rapidly declining and charity budgets are being sliced in painful measures. We also note that the volunteer offers are now increasing beyond our ability to engage. The question is, should we shelve our services temporarily?
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Housing and the UNSDGs

Since 1997, Habitat Trinidad and Tobago has contributed significantly to the National Strategic Development Plans, and by extension, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for Housing and Infrastructure through: Number of Shelter Solutions – new houses, repairs, renovations, sanitation blocks, completions, and materials supplied – 877 Number of persons benefiting from training and shelter solutions
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Happy Anniversary to US!

As we celebrate 23 years of service to Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean region, here’s what’s coming up in March! Dedications We are just putting the finishing touches on Chantal’s and Angela‘s houses, with painting and dedication ceremonies planned for the homes later this month! These days are some of the happiest days
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Through shelter, we empower Trinbagonians families. ¡Join us!