Habitat Happenings

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Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts (Day 8 – Global Village Trip)

To understand just what this Habitat for Humanity house means to the Kawka family, it helps if you first step inside their current home. See this one room? This is where Miroslaw, his wife, Agata, and their six children all live. It’s only 269-square feet and

By |July 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

A July 4th we’ll never forget (Day 7 – Global Village Trip)

It was 3:30 in the afternoon here in Poland – time to set up for the party. As America celebrated July 4th, those of who traveled to Poland for the Habitat for Humanity Global Village trip were wrapping up a productive day. The back of the

By |July 5th, 2019|Categories: Global Village Trip|Tags: , |0 Comments

For one American, this trip has a special meaning (Day 6 – Global Village Trip)

Over the last several days, Irene Devine has been a whirlwind of activity: She’s hung drywall. She’s installed door frames and baseboards. And on a cool and overcast Wednesday afternoon in this small Polish village, she loaded wheelbarrow after wheelbarrow with dirt to address a drainage

By |July 4th, 2019|Categories: Global Village Trip|Tags: , |0 Comments

A lot of progress – and a little soccer (Day 5 – Global Village Trip)

It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon, and Miroslaw Kawka is standing among the fields of rye, wheat and oats in the small village of Redzynskie. This family farm dates back to the late 1930s. It was once farmed by Miroslaw’s father and grandfather. Today, this land,

By |July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Global Village Trip|0 Comments

The power of food (Day 3 – Global Village Trip)

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” -Virginia Woolf Indeed, nothing forges friendships, bridges language barriers and brings people together like food. Those of us taking part in this week’s Global Village trip to Poland were reminded of food’s

By |June 30th, 2019|Categories: Global Village Trip|Tags: , , |0 Comments