In summer 2011 a team of volunteers travelled to Mozambique to work alongside Habitat homepartners Alice and Anna in building their new homes.
Take a look at how their lives have been transformed as a result of having somewhere safe and decent to live.
If you would like to help more families like these build their way out of poverty housing you can make a donation.
You can also take part in a Global Village volunteering trip to go and work alongside homeowners building their new home.
Read more homepartner stories.