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Families in Nepal say “thank you” for recently completed, quake-resistant homes

Families in Nepal say “thank you” for recently completed, quake-resistant homes

Another round of earthquake-resistant homes have been dedicated in Nepal, where The Fuller Center for Housing has completed 140 new homes since the devastating quake — bringing the total number of Fuller Center homes in the country to 164. More importantly, these homes stand as examples of how to build safer homes in the mountainous […]

United Church of Christ meets 50-home goal in Nepal earthquake recovery effort

United Church of Christ meets 50-home goal in Nepal earthquake recovery effort

The United Church of Christ has been one of the biggest supporters of The Fuller Center for Housing’s earthquake recovery in both Haiti and Nepal. UCC Disaster Ministries has contributed $200,000 to The Fuller Center’s work in Nepal, resulting in the construction of 50 earthquake-resistant houses. “We partnered with them because they had already been […]

UCC continues to deliver on promise to help families in Nepal recover from earthquake

UCC continues to deliver on promise to help families in Nepal recover from earthquake

(Photo: One of the 26 new Fuller Center homes in Nepal already funded by UCC Disaster Ministries.) As Carol Fouke-Mpoyo rightly notes in a new article for the United Church of Christ’s website, there have been many hurdles placed in the way of good-hearted people trying to help the families still dealing with the aftermath […]

United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries supports Fuller Center flood recovery in Louisiana

United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries supports Fuller Center flood recovery in Louisiana

(Photo: Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders Volunteer Coordinator Mary Glover with “Miss Elgie) The Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders’ ongoing work to help Louisiana residents in the Livingston Parish area who are still dealing with the effects of last year’s historic flooding is getting a huge boost from the United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries. The Disaster […]

PHOTO GALLERY: The first 25 post-earthquake Fuller Center homes in Nepal

PHOTO GALLERY: The first 25 post-earthquake Fuller Center homes in Nepal

Fuller Center for Housing Director of International Field Operations Ryan Iafigliola and Zach Wolgemuth, an executive with the United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries, had the opportunity to visit Nepal last week to check on the progress of The Fuller Center’s work since the devastating earthquake of April 2015. These first 25 homes are part […]