Despite the economic and operational challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Habitat for the Humanity Dominican Republic managed to reach 2,100 Dominicans who gained access to healthy, safe, adequate, and affordable housing during 2020.
According to the statement, with these achievements there are about 32 thousand housing solutions intervened by the non-profit organization in its history.
“Thanks to the fact that the NGO successfully adopted new strategies and safe practices to continue helping families in the country, many Dominicans were able to stay in a decent home reaffirming that housing is the first line of defense against the current pandemic and any phenomenon or natural disaster,” the document cites.
Jonathan TM Reckford, CEO of Habitat for Humanity International, said: “While this year has brought many challenges and heartaches to the communities we serve around the world, I am grateful that Habitat has had the opportunity to serve so many families when they needed it most.”
Habitat Dominicana, in partnership with families, managed to rebuild, improve and build new homes for Dominicans who did not have sufficient financial resources to guarantee decent and healthy housing in the midst of the pandemic.