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Posted at: 20 October, 2015. Archived in:

100 Change Heroes Campaign

    Together with Change Heroes, TECHO is launching a “100 Change Heroes Campaign.” The goal? To build 100 homes for 100 families in El Salvador who are currently living in slums. How does it work? As a runner, all you have to do is recruit 10 cool friends who want to donate 1 latte [...]

Posted at: 15 October, 2015. Archived in:
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TECHO Creates “Pop-Up Slum” in New York City for Poverty Awareness Campaign

NEW YORK, Oct. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — TECHO, in partnership with Pace University, Univision and Oxfam, will host a three-day conference as part of the Poverty Awareness Campaign ( It includes a series of events, bringing together local organizations, intergovernmental agencies and academics to work towards overcoming global poverty and inequality. A TECHO-created “pop-up slum” was created at 1 Pace [...]

Posted at: 14 October, 2015. Archived in:
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The Poverty Awareness Campaign brings a “pop-up slum” to New York City to raise awareness about global inequality

    TECHO, Univision, Pace University and Oxfam introduced the Poverty Awareness Campaign in today’s press conference. The event’s goal is to foster conversation among Millennials about the poverty and living conditions in which 863 million people around the globe live. NEW YORK- Oct. 6, 2015- Having launched on World Habitat Day on October 5, [...]

Posted at: 17 August, 2015. Archived in:

Latin American govts fail to tackle booming urban slums – report

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation By Anastasia Moloney   BOGOTA, Aug 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Latin America’s booming urban slums look set to continue their rapid expansion as government housing policies fail to tackle an explosion in informal housing, legal experts said on Monday. Some 113 million people across the continent — or nearly one [...]

Posted at: 24 June, 2015. Archived in:

In The Controversial Struggle To Put Roofs Over Haitians’ Heads, Is Smaller Better?

    In disaster relief circles, the report this month by NPR and ProPublica registered a good 8.0 on the Richter scale of wake-up calls. Their investigation looked at what the American Red Cross had done with the half billion dollars it raised for Haiti after the country’s catastrophic 2010 earthquake. And the findings were [...]

Posted at: 15 June, 2015. Archived in:


TECHO calls on the wine community to raise awareness and funds to support the organization’s work in transforming slums into organized communities in Latin America. NYC – May 28, 2015 – On May 28th 2015, the Pool Room at the Four Seasons Restaurant TECHO’s hosted the 3rd fundraising gala in a fun evening of entertainment [...]