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California man’s Global Home Challenge efforts fund Thai family’s safe new home

California man’s Global Home Challenge efforts fund Thai family’s safe new home

California man’s Global Home Challenge efforts fund Thai family’s safe new home Tim Buscheck of Orinda, Calif., has made nine home-building trips to Lampang, Thailand, with members of his church, First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley. The last five of those trips, he served as the house captain on those builds, the most recent one with […]

Global Home Challenge: Tim Buscheck

Global Home Challenge: Tim Buscheck

GLOBAL HOME CHALLENGE TimBuscheck ORINDA,CALIFORNIA Building homes in Thailand has become a passion for Tim — and for many members of his church family at First Presbyterian of Berkeley. Join the Global Home Challenge! Click here to support Tim’s fundraising effort The 2020 First Presbyterian of Berkeley Global Builders team in Lampang, Thailand Why would […]

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 […]

California church helps Thai family move from “house with one wall” to decent home

California church helps Thai family move from “house with one wall” to decent home

Toward the end of their workweek on a Fuller Center Global Builders trip to Thailand in January, volunteers from Berkeley, California’s First Presbyterian Church were asked if they had ever seen a house with one wall. The team, led by Tim Buscheck, was intrigued. The house belonged to an electrician named Jareorn, who had performed […]

FAITH IN ACTION: Expansiveness of God’s love clear after Thailand trip

FAITH IN ACTION: Expansiveness of God’s love clear after Thailand trip

(This is the latest installment of our “Faith in Action” series. If you have a story of how involvement with The Fuller Center has impacted your faith, please let us know at this link.) Fuller Center for Housing founder Millard Fuller saw the affordable housing ministry he and wife Linda started in the early 1970s […]

Professor uses Global Builders trips to broaden students’ perspective

Professor uses Global Builders trips to broaden students’ perspective

For Associate Professor of Business and Economics Henrique Cezar, Fuller Center Global Builders trips are more than just a chance for his students from Vermont’s Johnson State College to practice civic engagement and do some good in the world. They also are an opportunity to expose the students to diversity and cultural differences. After leading […]

Vote in the Fuller Center Global Builders’ annual photo contest

Vote in the Fuller Center Global Builders’ annual photo contest

Photos from Nepal, Haiti, Nicaragua, Thailand and Peru are among the 17 finalists in the Fuller Center Global Builders’ annual photo contest, and contest organizers would like your help in selecting the winner. The final two will be revealed on Friday, December 16 for the deciding round of voting. Click here to see the finalists […]

Suburban Cleveland newlyweds spend honeymoon building home for family in Thailand

Suburban Cleveland newlyweds spend honeymoon building home for family in Thailand

Mike and Annamarie Campisi tied the knot on July 16 and then set off on an unusual honeymoon. They didn’t fly to Hawaii, sail off to Jamaica or drive up to some mountain cabin hideaway. Instead, they went to Thailand … to work. The Campisis spent a week with several other service-minded volunteers on a […]