A crew of Door County Habitat for Humanity workers are back from Honduras where they spent time working under the “Global Village” program, helping to construct a home for a needy family. This year marks the 3rd annual journey to Honduras and, with it, the recognition that 3 families have a place to live because of the local effort.
Habitat Executive Director Rick Nelson says the Wisconsin volunteers have enjoyed; Assisting Honduran families in need of simple, decent and affordable homes; enjoying an intercultural experience that broadened horizons, creating new international relationships and; giving Door County “Habitat” a firsthand view of the projects that have been carried on with the help of local contributions.
The organization’s tithe has supported the construction of 80 dwellings outside of the U.S. (primarily in Honduras and Nicaragua) since 1995. Door County’s chapter have Habitat for Humanity completed its 34th home in 2012.