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GVH is Social Enterprise building quality low cost housing for worlds poorest families


Contact Us: info@globalvillagehousing.com

Every person deserves a place to call home.

Global Village Housing's is a Social enterprise to provide homes to impoverished people without the means to do so themselves through collaborations with charity organizations, government organizations and private donors and sponsors. Living conditions in Cambodia for the impoverished are some of the worst in the world; unsafe, unsanitary, and unsure. Not only are the housing conditions almost unlivable but people are often evicted from their homes due to government seizures, building projects and simply not being able to afford the land they are squatting on. Global Village Housing was started with the specific purpose of supporting organizations in their efforts to help the poor by providing low cost housing options for the displaced people in tandem with the organizations' other support efforts.

Global Village Housing also provides local employment and training to Cambodian Mums & Dads  GVH runs 6-12 month courses teaching locals trade skills to enable them to gain  employment in the building industry.
Everyone deserves a place to call home and Global Village Housing is committed to doing just that, helping to provide impoverished people with a safe secure place to call their own.
With all of our homes, not only can you sponsor a home for a family but we welcome you and encourage you to come over and meet a family in need of a home and take part in the building and installation. This in itself is a huge, life changing experience. Sponsoring and taking part in the building is a chance to make a real difference. well suited for anyone that wants to travel and see the real people, culture and countryside. This experience is also great for team building among friends, families and work mates. Every GVH HOME comes with a unique code chassis number and GPS location.  SEE YOUR HOUSE ON Google Earth .

Pictured" GVH Team along side World Housing on their first home gifting launch in Cambodia Nov 2013

Jason Thatcher is  Founder & Designer @ GLOBAL VILLAGE HOUSING .  Building Quality Low Cost Housing, Robust, Relocatable, Insulated Solar Lighting,  Jason is an Australian with over 8 years experience as a self-funded volunteer working with the poorest of the poor in Cambodia & Vietnam .

Jason Volunteered 4.5 years 2008-2012  with the Cambodian Children's Fund as Project Manager for the Design and Development of CCF Community Center , CCF5 Medical Clinic , Dental Clinic , Satellite Schools , Rural Farming Projects. these successful projects have seen CCF take international praise for its development & vision providing life changing care and education to some of Cambodia's poorest children and families.
CCF  now provides care and education for over 1800 children, many of whom previously lived on Cambodia's largest garbage dump. Jason's  experience working CCF and other Charity Based NGO's and along side poor families seeing their needs first hand, really drove Jason's vision to concept for an inexpensive safe housing option for the POOR

Jason's  "on the ground the work" provided valuable information.  As to the practical needs in Home Design " BUILDING A PLACE CALLED HOME" . Overall many NGO's are doing great work. however many seem to have their own agenda's which is mainly targeting the removal of children from their poor families and into shelters while collecting large amounts of funding from sponsors. sadly the family become disconnected from their children while the parents still live in sheer poverty . its like a modern day Stolen Generation


Global Village Housing HOMES are designed by its founder Jason Thatcher . Key features of these unique homes . Quality construction .  Relocatable Design " Flatpack Delivery System"  . Strong Galvanised Steel Frames,  Colour Bond Cladding . Fully Insulated, (GVH rice hull batts ) , Crossflow Cooling Ventilated Design System ,
Solar Lighting System with Phone Charger, Rain Water Collection System and Storage.  Functional Design Features , Locking Widows and Door, Vermin and Flood Proof .

The vital part of GVH SUCCESS is the TEAM.. with special thanks ...   Chouheng Ly , Srey Norng , Patrick Mckinlay , Meng Ly , Daniel Pacheo , Jay Thatcher , Trang Vu , Noun Nuch , Mang Chan . for their hand-work and dedication that makes GVH a true game changer
We are currently looking for like minded people and companies to join us on our quest in building lots more homes if you like to no more about the Global Village Housing Social Enterprise email info@globalvillagehousing.com

GVH Homes have been successfully tested in the field for the past 5 years .   GVH started production and delivery of Homes in Oct 2013 .

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Global Village housing sends out a special THANKS ! to Jacky Lee who kindly created this great video clip while working in the field for Global Giving www.globalgiving.org

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Posted December 22, 2014 9:46am
Thought we would re-share this clip .. its sad to hear when when people start making attempts to steal and proclaim ownership of our good work in design and building . sharing our work is a gift we like to share .. its not for theft by greedy profiteering NGO searching for the next quick sponsor fix. we will refrain from naming and shaming just now. Global Village Housing is a Grassroots Social Enterprise building and gifting homes to the poorest families in the most remote areas of Cambodia . for more information go to www.globalvillagehousing.com .
Posted December 18, 2014 6:35pm
What a year its been ... Thankyou to everyone who has join our quest to build homes for the most in need ... GVH is a Grassroots Social Enterprise building and gifting homes. Join us on our Home Building Programs for 2015 . for more info www.globalvillagehousing.com Together We Can .
Posted December 17, 2014 7:53pm
Thought we would re-share this great clip and insight
Posted December 16, 2014 1:36am
Please Share .. The vital importance of keeping families together ... l have personally seen firsthand NGO run Orphanages. Will do anything to remove children from families to help them the NGO raise money from sponsors . Lying to sponsors is common place . having them believe the child was at risk or had no family ..Parents are made to believe they are unworthy of keeping their own child and almost force to hand over their children.. sadly the families are often tricked into signing contracts which gives them not rights as parents. if your sponsoring a child please be sure to ask plenty of questions... check and recheck.. A good Google search often revels NGO's that are under the spotlight for such crimes.
Posted December 15, 2014 7:42am
Mobile Home, Cambodia style. This man and his son spend all day, every day, and every night, in the open streets of Phnom Penh - no home, no hope.







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