Habitat Africa/Middle East: Ndola, Zambia

Gertude Mwenge, 50, lives in the Twapia community in Zambia's copper belt.  She takes care of six children, including her granddaughter Mary Mwenge (2, left).  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.©Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein
Ndola, Zambia, August 4, 2014

Gertude Mwenge, 50, lives in the Twapia community in Zambia's copper belt. She takes care of six children, including her granddaughter Mary Mwenge (2, left). 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. 

¬©Habitat for Humanity International/Ezra Millstein