This Blueprint is developed in collaboration with its Originator
with the purpose to enable as many people as possible to take action for House Poverty.
About the project
This project was originally designed by Just a Change, a Portuguese NGO that since 2010 runs activities to tackle the challenge of house poverty. The model enables (person, leader, NGO) to mobilise local communities and volunteers to renovate dilapidated houses, fostering the local economy and involving beneficiaries in the process.
KEY IMPACT PARAMETERS
Why this project matters, and who it is for
is perfect for you if… You are an individual, part of a team or an organisation, operating in an area with high amounts of poor housing conditions.
In this toolkit you’ll find:
- Step-by-step guide
- Inputs to adapt this model to your community
- Key suggestions by the Originator
- Tips & tricks
- Technical and safety manuals
- Agreements to formalise partnerships
- Budgeting template
- Presentation template for fundraising
- Graphic materials.
More about the project
According to studies by the World Economic Forum, inequality is growing in most parts of the world and families can fall into poverty very easily: a job loss, financial hardship, a death in the family, an increase in cost of living, can create unforeseen challenges. Sometimes, having a house doesn’t mean a person is not living in poor conditions: housing poverty can include lack of reliable or affordable energy, lack of heating/cooling and proper insulation or access to clean water and sanitation facilities.
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While renovating dilapidated houses and buildings, you can rebuild life.
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