Tag: international volunteering

New videos highlight project to help refugee families, others in Portugal

New videos highlight project to help refugee families, others in Portugal

New videos highlight project to help refugee families, others in Portugal The Fuller Center for Housing of Portugal has become a popular destination for Fuller Center Global Builders teams in its first year since transitioning from another housing nonprofit, and those volunteers could not come at a better time as the team in Portugal is […]

PHOTO GALLERY: First Global Builders service trip to Madagascar

PHOTO GALLERY: First Global Builders service trip to Madagascar

PHOTO GALLERY: First Global Builders service trip to Madagascar We’ve had our very first Fuller Center Global Builders team to work in Madagascar! The team’s farewell ceremony included a traditional Malagasy dance with locals in which they hold hands and express “we are one.” “Fuller Center Madagascar is setting itself apart as an outstanding program,” […]

DAVID SNELL: The world is opening up again, so let’s get busy

DAVID SNELL: The world is opening up again, so let’s get busy

A WORD FROM THE WIELAND HOUSE David Snell Fuller center for housing PRESIDENT David has been a leader in affordable housing for 30 years starting with Habitat in Tijuana, then as the director of Habitat Education Ministries followed by 7years as president of Habitat for Humanity Colorado. A co-founder of The Fuller Center, David traveled […]

Global Builders program hits 500-trip milestone

Global Builders program hits 500-trip milestone

Photo: The 500th Fuller Center Global Builders team is working this week in La Florida, Peru. Global Builders program hits 500-trip milestone Since 2008, The Fuller Center for Housing’s Global Builders program has been supporting international building partners by sending volunteer teams to help build homes. These teams bring willing hands and funds that help […]

Armenia first Fuller Center covenant partner to pass 1,000-home milestone

Armenia first Fuller Center covenant partner to pass 1,000-home milestone

Armenia first Fuller Center covenant partner to pass 1,000-home milestone With the help of ardent supporters in the United States and partnerships with such groups as the International Committee of the Red Cross and Viva-MTS, the Fuller Center for Housing of Armenia managed to not only continue building and serving families through a pandemic and […]

Global Home Challenge: Ryan Iafigliola

GLOBAL HOME CHALLENGE RyanIafigliola AMERICUS, GEORGIA Ryan is The Fuller Center’s Vice President of International Operations and is the founder of the Bicycle Adventure, which has now raised more than $3 million for our work. Join the Global Home Challenge! Ryan representing the Bicycle Adventure at a Fuller Center community in Haiti. Over … but […]

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

Huge Global Builders team bound for Peru has 65 volunteers from Mennonite church in Canada

(Photo: Countryside Mennonite Church — located near Waterloo, Ontario, Canada — sent 68 volunteers to work in Nicaragua in February 2014, a trip that put the Fuller Center Global Builders program over the 2,000-volunteer mark. On Feb. 15, a 65-volunteer team will leave on a Global Builders trip to work with us in La Florida, […]

Ramsay Walker will be remembered around the world for helping many families have decent places to live

Ramsay Walker will be remembered around the world for helping many families have decent places to live

The obituary for Ramsay Walker with many details about his family and his remarkable talents and life of service is now available at this link. Ramsay Walker, almost always in partnership with his wife Bootsaba, has been one of the affordable housing movement’s most prolific volunteers — especially on the global scene as the Walkers […]