Every family deserves the opportunity
to build a better life.
"I have never had such a great opportunity in my life."
Nusrat always dreamt of owning her own home. Yet, she knew she couldn't rely on traditional housing markets and financing options to make this dream happen. After connecting with Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County, her hope for homeownership was renewed. Listen as she and her son, Nishorgo, share their story of how partnering with Habitat helped turn their dream into a reality.
"Our prayers had been answered."
Before partnering with Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County, homeowners Nita and John would describe their housing environment as chaotic. Listen as they recall the moment they realized they needed a safe and stable home and how Habitat helped them build a better life for their family.
"Being a single mom, my daughters need a stable place to live."
Single mother and Habitat homeowner, Ambera, says it was one of the best days of her life when she found out she was accepted into Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County's homeownership program. Listen as she proudly shares her story of putting in sweat equity and becoming a Habitat homeowner.
"It's a godsend."
Navy veteran and Habitat homeower, Sireana, has the first Veteran Build of St. Joseph County. Listen as she tells her story of how partnering with Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County prepared her for homeownership and how she surprised her daughter with their new home.
"I love the construction part, to say I put that window in and I put up that siding. It's really rewarding."
Single mother and Habitat homeower, Cleora, is grateful for the financial stability her Habitat home provides her four children. Listen as she tells her story of strength and self-reliance through shelter.
"It's such a sense of pride for our family to grow up in a home that we put a lot of time and effort in."
Habitat homeowners, Benito and Jhunixa, share their gratitude to supporters of Habitat for Humanity of St. Joseph County. Listen as they share their story of perseverance, sweat equity and community.