Jessica wasn’t ready for her time with Habitat for Humanity to end after holding the keys to the house she helped build, so she took the opportunity to continue her Habitat journey through an AmeriCorps VISTA position.
With a focus on lifting up and bringing lasting change to communities, Habitat works with local partners to implement solutions as unique as the neighborhoods themselves. Take a closer look at efforts underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Muncie, Indiana — and two residents who have made the cause their own.
Habitat Zambia builds home with member of vulnerable groups such as the elderly, people with disabilities, orphans and households headed up children. Lucy began raising her two younger brothers when she was in the seventh grade. Today, her family thrives in a Habitat house.