Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and typhoons.
Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes and typhoons in emerging nations.
JUAN CABALLERO | COLOMBIA | HOUSING RETROFITS
TRANSFORMING VULNERABLE HOMES IN COLOMBIA
Juan Caballero, who leads Build Change’s work in Latin America, describes the opportunities to retrofit homes as scale in Colombia. (Spanish with Subtitles)
ELIZABETH HAUSLER | SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP | SKOLL FOUNDATION
SKOLL AWARD FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Dr. Elizabeth Hausler and Build Change were named one of the 2017 recipients of the Skoll Award for Social Entrepreneurship.
Launch of Disaster Resiliency in Housing in the Philippines, a Market Study of Residential Retrofit Financing
January 4, 2019
Study finds there is demand for home retrofitting and home retrofit financing, and a market of nearly 15.6 million units, housing more than 69 million Filipinos.
November 8, 2018
Build Change and Simpson Strong-Tie have named Juan Carlos Restrepo as the 2018-2019 Fellow for Engineering Excellence.
October 25, 2018
A team of developers and coders from Build Change are among the top three finalists in the IBM’s prestigious Call for Code Developer Challenge.
September 26th, 2018
The launch of this new initiative represents a global embrace of Build Change’s approach to rebuilding and retrofitting substandard housing in disaster prone regions.
Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and windstorms by working with people in emerging nations to build homes and schools that will protect their families and children.