David Snell

David Snell is the President of The Fuller Center for Housing.

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HAITI, One Year Later

HAITI, One Year Later

It’s been a year now since disaster struck Haiti, bringing additional tragedy to an already broken country.  The public response to the earthquake was phenomenal, with millions of dollars raised and thousands volunteering to help relieve the suffering.  Unfortunately, relief has been slow in coming and today over a million people continue to live in […]

Hope for Haiti

Hope for Haiti

I just got back from Haiti, and it was quite a trip.  The Fuller Center for Housing has been on the ground there since last spring and we’re starting to see some progress, despite the wide range of challenges that work in Haiti present.  We’ve built 10 houses, six in Leogane and four in Saint […]

Dateline—Pyongyang, Sept. 20-22, 2010

Dateline—Pyongyang, Sept. 20-22, 2010

We’ve had a very busy week here, dominated by meetings with our partner organization, the Paektusan Academy of Architecture.  We are finalizing plans to get the construction underway.  It’s been a long time coming, but I think that we are close to getting some actual work done. On Monday we visited Mangyongdae, the birthplace and […]

Dateline Beijing

Dateline Beijing

It’s been a gloomy day here in Beijing—warm but overcast and drizzly.  This is the jumping off point for Americans traveling to the DPRK.  We have to stop here to get a visa and pick up plane tickets for the trip to Pyongyang, which I spent the better part of the morning getting done.  I […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build- Final Day

Millard Fuller Legacy Build- Final Day

By Fuller Center President David Snell I’m back in Americus now. I had to leave Indianapolis a day early—turns out my visa has been approved and I’ll be returning to North Korea next week. This caused me to change my schedule so that I could get some office work done before I leave for another […]

Millard Fuller Legacy Build – Day Three

Millard Fuller Legacy Build – Day Three

By Fuller Center President David Snell We made it through Wednesday—the hardest day of the week.  Monday’s pure excitement, Tuesday and Thursday are solid work days, and Friday’s pure panic.  But on Wednesday everyone’s tired and the reality of the challenge has set in.  At least that’s been my experience.  But this was a good […]