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Posted at: 6 December, 2016. Archived in:

Our Balance, After Habitat III

Habitat III, the United Nations’ Third Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, took place on October 2016. As a result of this gathering a “New Urban Agenda” was created, in order to prioritize the reality of the Informal Settlements in Latin America. Also to encourage the continuance of the commitments made by governments and [...]

Posted at: 21 November, 2016. Archived in:

TECHO Invites the Art Community to Support Impoverished Families in Latin America

Local and International artist will be standing with TECHO at three different events during Art Basel. Their artwork will be on display to raise funds that will benefit families in Venezuela, Colombia, and Argentina. MIAMI – November 21, 2016 – During Art Basel, TECHO calls on the art community to raise awareness and funds to [...]

Posted at: 13 November, 2016. Archived in:

TINTO FOR TECHO first edition in Miami will support communities living in poverty in Latin America

TECHO calls on the wine community to raise awareness and funds to support the organization’s work transforming slums into organized communities in Latin America. Miami – November, 2016 – On November 15th the Forum Faena will host the first edition of TINTO For TECHO in Miami, a fun evening of entertainment and tasting of top [...]

Posted at: 7 October, 2016. Archived in:

TECHO seeks to support Haitian communities living in poverty after Hurricane Matthew

TECHO-Haiti is working with local authorities to monitor communities living in poverty after Hurricane Matthew. The organization is looking for lines of action to respond to the emergency with the participation of affected populations living in informal settlements. To make this work possible and achieve greater coverage, we want to invite you to contribute with [...]

Posted at: 27 September, 2016. Archived in:

Petition for Presidents and representatives of Latin America at the summit Habitat 3

Commit with injustice that million people live in informal settlements At the age of 22, Bruna came to live at Parque das Missões with her husband, looking for a place where they didn’t have to pay rent. Bruna is just one of the more than 104 million people living in informal settlements in Latin America. [...]

Posted at: 15 August, 2016. Archived in:

The athletes with no medals of Latin America

Residents of a favela in the State of Rio de Janeiro will present the challenges they need to overcome on a daily basis to survive in the face of extreme poverty and inequality. The initiative is called The Athletes of Life, the new campaign from the organization TECHO International, present in 19 countries in Latin [...]