Warmer Homes, Richer Neighborhoods

How USAID and Habitat for Humanity united neighbors to heat their homes, reduce their energy bills, and strengthen their communities

Low income housing in Yerevan, Armenia. / Habitat for Humanity

As a result, newly private homeowners had no one to call when their windows shattered or their bedroom never seemed to warm up.

Building with shattered windows prior to retrofit, Yerevan, Armenia. / Habitat for Humanity
Homeowner’s Association meeting in Banovici, Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina. / Habitat for Humanity
Above: Views before and after a building with shattered windows in Yerevan, Armenia, received a retrofit. Below: A building with shattered windows prior to and after a retrofit, in Tuzla Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina. / Habitat for Humanity
A happy resident of a Habitat for Humanity-repaired home. / Habitat for Humanity

But don’t take my word for it. The homeowners should speak for themselves.

Ivana Georgievska, Skopje, North Macedonia / Habitat for Humanity

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