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Impact Companies Tag: Housing 23

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¡Échale! a Tu Casa


Mexico

Echale works with rural families living in precarious conditions and in need of adequate housing providing support in the construction of homes that offer a safe and secure environment and building social capital within communities. It is designed to bring community organization to the common practice of self build in rural areas by organizing the community into Social Housing Production Units (SHPUs) a group made up of community members and homeowners responsible for the implementation of the self build process. All construction work is carried out collectively with neighbors pooling their labor to help each other build their homes.rn

Real estate, design & building

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Buckelew Programs


United States of America

Buckelew Programs Blue Skies Coffees and Teas Blue Skies Janitorial Service With operations in Marin Napa and Sonoma Counties Buckelew Programs works to provide homes jobs and hope for people with mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders.

Real estate, design & building

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Build Change


United States of America

Build Change designs disaster resistant houses and schools in emerging nations and trains builders homeowners engineers and government officials to build them.Build Change leaves in place permanent change in construction practice by building local skills and stimulating local demand.After a major earthquake in a developing country agencies typically build masses of houses that are not always culturally appropriate and sustainable in the local construction sector. Often the homeowner is only minimally involved in the decision making and construction process. The opportunity to build local capacity is often missed and in many cases the houses built after the funding and technical assistance cease are not earthquake resistant. To overcome these challenges Build Change applies the following principles and strategies.

Construction

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Cohousing California


United States of America

Supporting sustainable communities throughout the Golden State. Find your next neighborhood or your co creators intergenerational or aging in community.

Real estate, design & building

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Ecodomum


Mexico

EcoDomum a startup in Puebla Mexico is combating these two seemingly dissimilar problems with one very smart method. They re taking the country s mass of plastic garbage and recycling it into building materials for affordable housing. With over 5 million tons of plastic consumed in Mexico each year they have plenty to work with.

Other

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ETP Slovakia


Slovakia

To support regional development protect the environment and assist in the development of the social economic educational and cultural potential of people organisations and communities with an emphasis on problem solving within disadvantaged regions socially disadvantaged groups and ethnic minorities.

Other

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Evergreen Lodge


United States of America

Evergreen Lodge an historic Yosemite hotel nestled in the woods bordering Yosemite National Park. They offer a timeless Yosemite experience including fully furnished cabins delicious food a classic all wood tavern diverse recreational activities expert advice and a warm welcoming environment. Their goal is to provide gracious and friendly service quality products private and communal settings and a huge array of opportunities to educate you about the Yosemite area.

Real estate, design & building

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Homeward Bound of Marin


United States

Homeward Bound of Marin operates on the premise of ending homelessness through training housing and hope. Fourteen residential programs serve families and individuals including veterans and people struggling with mental illness. Homeward Bound operates job training and social enterprise ventures aimed at building employment skills for homeless adults. Our programs range from emergency shelter to long term supportive housing serving an average of 1360 people per year.

Real estate, design & building

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Hope for Outdoor People


United States

Hope for Outdoor People is a 501(c)3 Non profit organization built by current or formerly homeless women and men actively engaged in lifting up outdoor citizens. Our message is that you don't have to dig through garbage or live in a cardboard box under the rain. You don't have to be dependent on the system for your next meal or clothiing voucher blanket or shelter.

Real estate, design & building

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LIFT


United States of America

Founded in 1998 LIFT is a national nonprofit dedicated to ending intergenerational poverty. Since then we have helped 100000 low income individuals achieve their goals. Today we connect hardworking parents and caregivers of young children to the people tools and resources they need.LIFT operates in Chicago Los Angeles New York and Washington D.C. communities with some of the highest rates of concentrated poverty. By fostering relationships between low income parents and caregivers of young children (members) and dedicated volunteers (advocates) They help families build the personal well being social connections and financial strength to secure basic needs and achieve long term goals and aspirations like a safe home living wages or a better education.

Manufacture goods

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Lucy Stone Cooperative


United States of America

The Lucy Stone Cooperative is an intentional community living the values and tradition of Unitarian Universalism through cooperative home ownership. They seek to grow a diverse community centered in justice. Through shared resources and faithful action they align their daily lives with the core values of sustainability spiritual practice and social change.

Real estate, design & building

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MiCasa Ventures


miCASA connects clients in the slums to the financing architectural services and engineering services that they need to quickly cheaply and effectively build a good home that is also an asset.

Other

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Micro Home Solutions


India

Micro Home Solutions (mHS) is a multi disciplinary social enterprise that provides economically viable housing solutions for under served populations in India.

Housing/ Community Development

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Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago


United States of America

Established in 1975, NHS of Chicago is a nonprofit, HUD-certified housing and counseling organization committed to helping homeowners and strengthening neighborhoods. Neighborhood Lending Services (NLS), a nonprofit mortgage lender affiliated with NHS of Chicago, offers affordable fixed-rate loans to help families buy, fix, or keep a home throughout Chicago and Elgin.

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Network for Oregon Affordable Housing


United States of America

Network for Oregon Affordable Housing (NOAH) was established in 1990 as a statewide non profit corporation through the leadership of the Oregon Bankers Association. NOAH provides a growing array of financial tools for affordable housing including pre development loans long term financing access to tax exempt bond financing and technical assistance. These resources enable organizations to develop affordable housing options in their community.

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Pop Up Business School


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Writing a business plan is not the best way to start a business. rnWe believe you don t always need capital and investors to build a successful business. rnWe excite and inspire people to want to start a business.rnWe deliver the latest online business models where people can make money from home. rnrnFun and Passion are at the core of everything we do. rnWe compliment traditional business support by getting people started and feeding into their mentoring and support schemes. rnWe build the businesses with people in the workshops so they believe they can do it. rnWe create a community that support each other long after we leave

Education

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ReMaterials


India

Over one billion people in slums and villages worldwide are not safe secure or proud of their homes because they lack adequate roofing.Corrugated cement and metal sheets are the most widely used roofing materials in these communities all over the world but these options are uncomfortable and even dangerous.Corrugated metal and cement roofing lead to adverse health effects and reduced quality of life. The only other option on the market is a concrete roof which is simply unaffordable for low income families.That's where we come in!

Construction

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Swan Housing Association


United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Irela

Swan Housing Association was first formed in 1992 and provides high quality and affordable homes to rent and buy.

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Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance


India

Swarna Pragati Housing Microfinance envisions creating a society where everyone has a decent place to call home. Housing is a means to break the cycle of poverty. It increases access of the family to better health education livelihood opportunities and participation in governance and raised the dignity of the individual. Just as microfinance has revolutionized access to business loans for millions of micro entrepreneurs similar innovations are beginning to revolutionize housing finance for the poor. Swarna Pragati and its partner NGO/MFIs are applying the lessons from successful microenterprise lending to make housing finance affordable and accessible for low income households.

Financial & Insurance activites

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Thasa


Argentina

THASA provides non destructive testing for reinforced concrete structures that were too difficult or too expensive to evaluate until now.

Other

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Thrive LA


United States of America

ThriveLA is on a mission to create and help implement the blueprint for an ultra-affordable housing community for homeless and returning Veterans with self sufficient wrap around services in Los Angeles and share this blueprint with other Veteran populations nationwide.

Other

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Weingart Center for the Homeless


United States of America

Located in the heart of downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row the Weingart Center offers a host of services inside the agency's historic 11 story building. Free or low cost on site programs and services include transitional housing substance abuse treatment medical and mental healthcare job training and placement & help securing permanent supportive housing. The Center has tailored programs for veterans people on parole women & families needing help finding permanent housing. The Center is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.

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