To celebrate the World Habitat Day on 3rd October, Habitat for Humanity will be holding Volunteer Build Events in Kyumbi Area Machakos County, Naibor Laikipia County and Rangwe Homa Bay County. The volunteers drawn from corporate organizations, individuals , partners and well-wishers will contribute their time, energy, labor and resources to construct a total of 4 houses for low-income and vulnerable families, this event will also be used to recognize all those who have supported HFH Kenya over the years to provide housing solutions in Kenya.
This event will be the climax of the 40@40 campaign which was launched in March 2022 to celebrate HFH Kenya’s 40th anniversary. The campaign aimed at constructing 40 houses for low income and vulnerable families, with each house representing a year of HFH Kenya’s work and presence in Kenya. The campaign also reinforced the relevance and contribution of HFH Kenya’s vision and mission of addressing housing needs, and creating awareness on the unique housing challenges facing the low income and vulnerable populations over the years.
A team of 70 volunteers are expected to participate in Kyumbi Area build event, drawing volunteers from the local administration, Strathmore University, KCB Foundation, MRM among, LG Electronics, others. In Laikipia the County government officials will take part in the build event. In Homa Bay, community members have mobilized themselves to offer sweat equity as they volunteer to construct a house for one family on the very day, The events will begin at 8Am and run up to 4PM.