Activities To Keep The Kids Busy

March 14th, uVillage, our partner location in White River, South Africa, held its 5th Day of Royalty event. It’s such a fun time where all the kids in the feeding program there are bused onto the uVillage campus for a day where they can just be kids to laugh and play! Stations are set up […]

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Impact of Building A Home: From The Eyes of a Volunteer

The past couple of weeks we’ve posted stories of the impact of building a home. From the recipient to the builder to the donor to the entire community, everyone is impacted in some way. Jane’s house build brought together people from all over…from builders like Steve Bishop to children who pushed wheelbarrows to donors living […]

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Impact of Building A Home :: From The Eyes of The Donor

April 2018, we handed the keys of Jane’s new house over to her. You can read the full story here. Read this moving interview from Keith Crosby, the one who spearheaded the fundraising efforts to make Jane’s dreams possible. How did you hear about the opportunity to build a house for someone? Jeremy (one of […]

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The Impact of Building A Home :: From The Eyes of Kids

When we built Jane’s home in April of 2018, people came from all over to help with the construction. One family from Switzerland spent several months with us and were on the ground during the time of the house build. At the time of construction, Laura, age 8, Irina, age 7, and Elio, age 5 […]

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A Home for Jane

April 2018, Jane received the keys to her very own home. She was widowed in 2010, making her the sole provider for her 3 children and her grandson. Read the incredible story below of meeting her partway to help her achieve her dreams. Jane was the youngest of 6 siblings. She grew up caring for […]

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Building A Home :: Impact From The Builder’s Eyes

Building a home for the most vulnerable impacts everyone involved. This interview highlights the impact from the builder’s eyes. Meet Steve Bishop, UK resident and longtime friend of Ten Thousand Homes. How did you hear about Ten Thousand Homes? I was introduced to Jeremy and Jen (two of Ten Thousand Homes’ founders) through a mutual […]

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Hope After Tragedy

24 May 2019 Joyce received hope in the form of a home. Beauty came from the ashes of tragedy and sparked a light in her eyes as she was handed the keys to her very own place. Joyce was widowed in 2007. She bought a plot of land in the township of Embonisweni, where a small […]

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Impacted To Give Back

In 2009, we built a home for Khethiwe and Sipho. Their mother was not in good health, and she wanted, more than anything, to know her children would have a safe home to live in. A team of young people from Orlando, Florida, along with some local youth, came together to make this mother’s dream […]

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