What makes home, hope?
Homes literally give people space to improve their lives.
We don’t need to explain the intrinsic value of having a roof over your heads, here: Protection from the elements, shelter…
A solidly built home eliminates the overwhelming stress caused by temporary, unstable or unsafe housing conditions.
It takes recipients from tooth-and-nail survival, where it’s difficult to think about anything else, to:
A safe haven from which to operate.
From a newfound sense of a place to call their own, develops a sense of pride in home ownership.
Residents look for ways to improve their homes, develop themselves—impacting family and community like ripples in a pond.