23 July, 2018
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“I always say that I volunteer with TECHO, and not for TECHO”

It’s easy to say that TECHO changed my life in the past year. I came to find the organization through some friends who casually mentioned it, but never did I imagine that it would become such a huge part of my life. I’ve watched this organization grow, been present for the first #COLECTA, and worked [...]

Posted at: 21 August, 2013. Archived in:

The Story of an Ex-TECHERO

Marcelo Lafranconi left Uruguay in 2005 without knowing much more than the magnitude of the challenge that he would be facing: to organize the structure of the office of TECHO-Peru (at that time called “Un Techo Para Mi País”). He left with Inés, his then-girlfriend, to understand a different kind of poverty, the kind that [...]

Posted at: 21 August, 2013. Archived in:

TECHO’s Housing Program Improve the Quality of Life

On Monday June 3rd, 2013, the results of the study carried out together with Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) in relation to the impact of the transitional houses built by TECHO in Latin-American slums were presented. The investigation revealed that the housing program of TECHO improved significantly the quality of the houses of the inhabitants of the community [...]

Posted at: 21 August, 2013. Archived in:

First Community Center in Guatemala

It’s been 2 years since the first construction in Las Mercedes, El Jocotillo, Villa Canales, and today we celebrate the inauguration of the first community center in Guatemala. I write a few words as I travel through time and remember some important steps and challenges we have encountered during the search of improvements for the [...]