Habitat Africa/Middle East: Ndola, Zambia

Mary Banda lives with her husband Francis Kapitula in the Twapia community in Zambia's copper belt, where they take care of seven children.  They have lived in their home for two years; it is part of Habitat for Humanity Zambia's Rural, Urban and Peri-Urban Program, which helps to build low-cost houses for the working poor, who are able to repay a no-profit mortgage over five years.  She raises and sells rabbits, and sells vegetables, in order to pay the mortgage.©Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein
Ndola, Zambia, August 4, 2014

Mary Banda lives with her husband Francis Kapitula in the Twapia community in Zambia's copper belt, where they take care of seven children. They have lived in their home for two years; it is part of Habitat for Humanity Zambia's Rural, Urban and Peri-Urban Program, which helps to build low-cost houses for the working poor, who are able to repay a no-profit mortgage over five years. She raises and sells rabbits, and sells vegetables, in order to pay the mortgage. 

¬©Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein