Habitat Young Leaders Build 2019 - Build Houses in Shaoguan

Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong

Commit hours


access_time

55 h

12 - 14 Apr

Vacancy


people

55 Left

Total no. of participants 60

Service Location


place

To be determined

Roles
Others
Causes

Poverty

Community Development

Disaster Relief

Crisis Support

Sustainable Development Goals

Partnerships for the Goals

Life on Land

Sustainable Cities and Communities

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Clean Water and Sanitation

Good Health and Well-being

No Poverty

Zero Hunger

Job description
From December 2018 to April 2019, building, advocacy and fundraising activities will take place in Hong Kong and 17 other countries across the Asia-Pacific region, drawing attention to the global housing problem, where as many as 1.6 billion people are without adequate shelter around the world.
Habitat for Humanity will bring together over 100 young and young-at-heart volunteers from Hong Kong and China to build homes for families in need of a decent home in Guangdong province, China from 12 to 14 April 2019. Details as follows:

Date: 12 – 14, April, 2019
Target: 60 volunteers, aged 16 or above. No previous construction experience is necessary
Location: Nanxiong City of Shaoguan Municipality, Guangdong Province, China
Work:Building homes or public facilities (Including digging, laying bricks, mixing cement, etc.)
Program fee: HKD 3,500/Student ; HKD 5,000/Adult (Including 3-day medical and accident insurance, local transportation, meals, and accommodation)
Recipients

Ethnic Minority

Refugee

Youth

Women

Children

Infants

Elderly

Schedule
date_range

12 Apr (Fri) 1:00PM - 14 Apr 2019 (Sun) 8:00PM

place

Nanxiong City of Shaoguan Municipality, Guangdong Province

Remarks

Need to attend all sessions

Meeting Location
Kowloon Tong Station (To be confirmed)
Application Period
5 Feb 2019 - 3 Apr 2019
Fee
Program fee: HKD 3,500/Student ; HKD 5,000/Adult (Including 3-day medical and accident insurance, local transportation, meals, and accommodation)
 
 

Habitat for Humanity Hong Kong Service Coverage  :  Our vision is a world where everyone has a decent place to live. We work locally in Hong Kong, in mainland China and across the Asia-Pacific region, to help families achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they need to build better lives for themselves. Through shelter, we empower.