On building houses with Habitat for Humanity

By now, many of you know that I love to volunteer in almost anything as long as it will fit my schedule. Last week, my office mates and I joined another sponsored event by our company, this time with Habitat for Humanity Philippines. Our sponsored area was Bistekville in  Payatas area. Though we only worked for around 3 hours maximum, it was such a great experience. My respect for carpenters and those people who really work to build houses raised up to 100%. It was not easy, with the scorching heat, dust everywhere, we have to reach our goal. There are people who depend on us and they believe we can help them build their lovely houses. A house that they will soon call home and create wonderful memories with. So we pushed ourselves and good thing, we survived! I have to admit, after 4 rounds of placing gravel to a sandbag… I was tired. What more if I do other stuff like carry cements, mix this and that? My body would surely give up. So to all carpenters, I salute you! 🙂
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The world needs some help… for every 5 1/2 minutes!

Habitat for Humanity (1)My ever-loving team mate and partner when it comes to volunteer work, Dredd 🙂

Habitat for Humanity (2)Our area

Habitat for Humanity (3) We look so fresh in here! From left to right, Llyod, Eldrige, I, Gem, Joey, Ami, Ampy, Anna, Gen, Melody and Jopet

Habitat for Humanity (4) Getting ready to fight! I, Ami, Gem, Jopet, Chris and Joey

Habitat for Humanity (5) Good works volunteers, always!

Habitat for Humanity (6)Oh the heat! But it won’t stop us!

Habitat for Humanity (7) While waiting for the sacks to arrive, we had a mini pictorial. Wacky me!!!

Habitat for Humanity (8)Here they come…

Habitat for Humanity (9) Back to work team! We can do it!

Habitat for Humanity (10) Then we ran out of sacks again, and this happened, lol!

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Smile!

Habitat for Humanity (13)The “pala” and I ♥

Habitat for Humanity (14)Making sure they were protected from the sun, they look so cute! Dredd, Ami and Gem.

Habitat for Humanity (15) Last round!

Habitat for Humanity (16)Ehem, sorry I ate two breads! 🙂 So hungry!

Habitat for Humanity (17)Now, it’s time for another work, mix and mix, pass and pass.

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Need some help? 🙂

Habitat for Humanity (19) After lunch, Lloyd and Glory

Habitat for Humanity (20) Fresh still? Thanks to wet wipes! 🙂

Habitat for Humanity (21) Kids!

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All people smile in the same language. – Proverb quotes

Habitat for Humanity (23)Mini rocky mountain

Habitat for Humanity (24)Unfinished row of houses beside a school.

Habitat for Humanity (25) Few more help for 2013 to finish this project! You! Yes you are needed! Volunteer here!

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A small plant that symbolizes hope for everyone.

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For more details, please check the following:

Habitat for Humanity Philippines Twitter

Habitat for Humanity Philippines Facebook Page

Habitat for Humanity Philippines Website

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