GREG FOSTER, ARUNA PAUL
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Greg Foster (Habitat for Humanity) gave delegates a high-level understanding of Habitat for Humanity’s work, and Aruna Paul, Habitat’s in-country director for Nepal, then provided a closer look at some of the projects and initiatives in Nepal. HRH The Duke of Gloucester, patron of Habitat for Humanity GB, concluded the lecture with a few thoughts, and also set the scene for INTBAU and Habitat for Humanity’s intention to explore possibilities for future collaborations. T Habitat for community
Aruna Paul Simittrarachch is the Habitat for Humanity country representative for Nepal. Habitat for Humanity strives to construct simple, decent, affordable houses and adheres to the highest standards of construction to bring about quality housing even to the poor and the deprived.
Habitat for Humanity has become the first organisation in Nepal to introduce access to adequate and affordable housing in the eastern region of Nepal. Habitat for Humanity Nepal assisted their members by providing training in cost-effective, safe and environmentally-friendly construction technology, and advice on different construction designs.