Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area’s work does not end in our local community.
Quindio, Colombia Spring 2018
Teton Habitat is taking a trip to Colombia! Recently Teton Habitat entered a 5-year partnership with Habitat Colombia in order to have a stronger impact on our tithe dollars and volunteer efforts. Are you interested in helping build peace in the rural area of Quindio, Colombia? Apply to go on the trip below.
When: April 20th-April 28th
Where: Quindio, Colombia
Trip Cost: $ 1,988 ($1,398 paid/ fundraised by participant ; $590 covered by Teton Habitat)
Why: Habitat for Humanity Colombia wants to improve the houses of the most vulnerable families of coffee growers. They have been left behind by different social actors due to the necessity of the situation. These families often live without adequate bathrooms and kitchens and some are living in overcrowded conditions with all family members sleeping in just one room together.
The Application for this trip is now closed, please contact Elizabeth Ferguson for more information on upcoming trips.
About Global Village
Teton Habitat annually tithes at least 10% of all undesignated funds towards building homes globally and is proud to be ranked in the top 25 tithing affiliates among small U.S. Habitat affiliates. Teton Habitat has supported the construction of more than 65 homes and community development projects. Since 2009 Teton Habitat has partnered with Habitat for Humanity affiliates in Bolivia, Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador, Philippines, and Columbia. Each year Teton Habitat recruits a team of dedicated individuals and travel abroad to build homes, communities, and hope.
Teton Habitat Global Village participants are given the unique privilege to enhance the impact of our financial tithe with the work of their hearts and hands. This program is designed to enable volunteers to gain an authentic experience of another culture while making a positive and lasting impact. Volunteers return to our community with a stronger understanding of Teton Habitat’s mission, a deep sense of accomplishment and life long memories! To find out more about upcoming trips email firstname.lastname@example.org.