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.
New study by Build Change shows cost savings of improving housing
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.
Build Change launches The Build Change Guide to Resilient Housing
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.
Colombian Government to Negotiate $100 Million Loan for Resilient Housing
April 7, 2021
Build Change congratulates the Ministerio de Vivienda (Colombian Ministry of Housing) on the approval of credit of USD $100 million to finance resilient housing initiatives in Colombia
Dr. Elizabeth Hausler’s Nonprofit Leadership Journey
January 28, 2021
In a new podcast, Build Change’s Founder & CEO shares the key decisions and moments that shaped her journey as a nonprofit leader.
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.