Our mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries, and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes, extreme weather and fires.
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.
August 31, 2023
Build Change and AIS collaborate for first-of-its-kind building standard to evaluate and reduce seismic vulnerability of informal housing.
January 31, 2023
Policy change drives significant improvement in safety and quality of informal housing in Colombia.
January 19, 2022
In a newly released global home improvement cost study, Build Change addresses the true cost of upgrading a home to make it more resilient against disasters.
October 4, 2021
Build Change releases its flagship publication, The Build Change Guide to Resilient Housing: An Essential Handbook for Governments and Practitioners, which consolidates Build Change’s experience developing home improvement programs in 24 countries since 2004.