As a matter of fact, the world needs to build a city for 5 million people every week. This includes building; schools, clinics, places of worship, business centers…
Shelter The World is responding to the challenge of helping people build out of poverty.
As a Housing Ministry, we believe it is essential that our efforts impact people’s lives longer than just the here and now. We ...Continue
Updated: June 2016
It’s June already. My how time passes by us so quickly. I’m sitting here today pondering what to do with Shelter The World and my life. All the while the memories of that day ...Continue
This is MY House is an initiative of Shelter The World that presents the voices of people living in poverty. It’s purpose is to raise awareness about how people live across the globe. We welcome your contribution and discussion and have provided links at the end of this article where you can comment or submit your own article.
Updated: Wed, 19 Jun 2013
But not all these people are refugees. Syrians who have fled fighting to other parts of Syria are strictly speaking known as internally displaced people because they haven’t left Syria. Those in neighbouring Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan and Iraq are refugees because they’ve crossed an international border.
Whether it is ...Continue
Mankind packed into very bad living conditions is no laughing matter. If you’ve ever been to a slum you will know the smells and sounds are, well obnoxious. Disease is rampant and violence is pervasive Today, one of our partners came across an article that touts a “New” kind of house. Really? Lets let the pictures do the taking here for ...Continue
We’re not talking about maintaining a home like general repairs; we’re talking about the struggle to simply find an adequate place to stay. Our experiences at Shelter the World has taken us into some distant corners of the globe. At each place we are keenly interested in learning about poor people living in poverty and their homes.
Recently we came across an article that exemplifies the notion that we are making headway in the fight to make available low cost housing. The article, published by Nation Media Group in Kenya presented words by the Housing Minister and others regarding low cost housing.