Habitat for Humanity at ANZFW

Over 250 female designers, media celebrities like Mary Lambie, Greer Robson, Sara Tetro, Ruby Higgins and Carly Flynn, rolled up their sleeves, picked up paintbrushes and nail guns and partnered with Habitat for Humanity to fashion a real house in just 5 days this September in the Auckland Viaduct Harbor.
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Looooove this t-shirt which will NOT be found anywhere near Top Shop!!!
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Habitat for Humanity New Zealand is a Christian not-for-profit organisation that works to house families in need and the wider goal is to eliminate substandard housing by building, renovating and selling simple, decent homes on an affordable basis.
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Since inception in New Zealand in 1992, they’ve built more than 345 homes.
This is TC and Mary Lambie:
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Habitat is not a ‘give-away’ programme. Each partner family invests at least 500 hours of their own labour, called ‘sweat equity’, into building their homes working together with volunteers from all parts of the community. This helps partner families to develop new skills, and instils a stronger pride of ownership.
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Habitat assists families to transition from renting, to the Kiwi dream of home ownership. After a bond payment and initial trial rental period, the family has the opportunity to purchase the house through affordable repayments.
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Regular payments from partner families are reinvested back into the programme through a revolving ‘Fund for Humanity’, allowing Habitat to build more homes for families.
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