Protecting Lives and Livelihoods Worldwide

We are the global leader in systems change for resilient housing.

Global | Safer People
Global | Orgs Changed
Global | Women Trained
Global | Technical Modules Produced
Global | Assets Protected

Data is current as of March 31, 2024.

Resilient Housing, the Build Change way

Underlying our work is the desire to have a positive and lasting impact by changing housing systems. To do this, we promote a program model that is both economically and socially sustainable. The Build Change model for resilient housing centers on the following:
Homeowner-driven implementation
Promoting gender equity
A holistic approach toward home improvement
A smarter approach toward risk management

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I wanted to have a safe house, suitable for an earthquake-prone area, so when Build Change came to offer technical assistance, it was a great opportunity and I was really grateful. Now I can breathe easily knowing my house is earthquake-resistant and I am completely proud of it."

Eva, Padang Alai, Indonesia

Since retrofitting her home, Oramene has been able to resume her sewing business, earning a living and providing for her family again.

Oramene Lamarre, Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The Climate Resilient Housing Initiative, powered by Build Change, is a Race to Resilience initiative engaging decision-makers and homeowners across the housing value chain to build climate resilience.

The Build Change technical assistance platform, BCtap, is an end-to-end solution that pairs technology with subject matter expertise to take resilient housing programs to scale.


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