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Haitian homeowner expresses thanks for new home funded by a song of gratitude

Haitian homeowner expresses thanks for new home funded by a song of gratitude

Haitian homeowner expresses thanks for new home funded by a song of gratitude by granddaughter of our founders In the fall of 2021, Sophie Davina — granddaughter of Fuller Center for Housing founders Linda and Millard Fuller — contacted The Fuller Center with an idea. She was releasing a new song just before Thanksgiving — […]

Setting the standard for effective leadership in Pignon, Haiti

Setting the standard for effective leadership in Pignon, Haiti

Setting the standard for effective leadership in Pignon, Haiti PIGNON, Haiti — When Geral Joseph first approached The Fuller Center for Housing in the mid-2010s about forming a covenant partner in Pignon, Haiti, he almost seemed too quiet and too matter-of-fact about bringing the Fuller Center model to his community after years of working with […]

After losing wife and mother to cholera, carpenter embraces hand-up and builds a better life in Haiti

After losing wife and mother to cholera, carpenter embraces hand-up and builds a better life in Haiti

After losing wife and mother to cholera, carpenter embraces hand-up to better life in Haiti PIGNON, Haiti — In areas where The Fuller Center for Housing’s Global Builders program sends volunteers to work, it does not replace local employment opportunities in those communities. In fact, these trips create work for drivers, hotel staffs, restaurants and […]

St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to thrive

St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to thrive

Photo: Local laborers hard at work building a new Fuller Center home in Pignon, Haiti, in January 2022. After two difficult years for the Caribbean nation, the generosity of churches and private individuals has been crucial for continuing the Pignon home-building success story. St. Peter’s UCC’s generosity helps Fuller Center’s work in Haiti continue to […]

Grandmother sees prayers answered after years of living in a mud shack in Haiti

Grandmother sees prayers answered after years of living in a mud shack in Haiti

Haitian grandmother sees prayers answered after years of living in a mud shack PIGNON, Haiti — When we first met Madianie last year, she fought through tears as she told us about the struggles of trying to protect her family from the elements and health problems while living in a mud shack. She shared the […]

Join us for a visual reflection upon some of our favorite success stories of 2021

Join us for a visual reflection upon some of our favorite success stories of 2021

Join us for a visual reflection upon some of our favorite success stories of 2021 The year 2021 turned out to be a busy one for The Fuller Center for Housing — both internationally and across the United States. After Covid-19 temporarily slowed our work in 2020, our affordable housing ministry bounced back with renewed […]

Haitian family will move from shack to decent home — thanks to a song of gratitude

Haitian family will move from shack to decent home — thanks to a song of gratitude

Haitian family will move from shack to decent home — thanks to a song of gratitude by granddaughter of Fuller Center co-founders Millard and Linda Fuller Sophie Davina may be living in Switzerland now, but the affordable housing ministry founded by her grandparents Millard and Linda Fuller has always been near and dear to her […]

President David Snell: Haitian families need your hand-up in partnership for successful long-term recovery

President David Snell: Haitian families need your hand-up in partnership for successful long-term recovery

(Photo of earthquake damage in southwest Haiti provided by Geral Joseph, director of The Fuller Center for Housing of Pignon, Haiti) President David Snell: Haitian families need your hand-up in partnership for successful long-term recovery Donate to the Disaster Recovery Fund Haiti once again has been brought to its knees by a natural disaster, a […]