Mission

Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico: Mission and Vision

Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico is a nonprofit organization founded in 1997 whose purpose is to help families and individuals achieve stability, self-sufficiency and attain a better future by means of homeownership.

Habitat Puerto Rico is an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, a global entity working in nearly 1,400 communities across the United States and in approximately 70 countries.

Habitat for Humanity International

As a global organization that creates positive impact, Habitat is uniquely positioned to address the world’s shelter crisis.

Our work helps transform lives and communities by way of homeownership in more than 70 countries and in nearly 1,400 communities throughout the United States. With the help of more than 1.8 million volunteers each year, Habitat serves a family somewhere around the world every 50 seconds.

International recognition
  • Top 20 of Philanthropy 400
  • No. 1 private homebuilder in the U.S. according to Builder 100
  • Recipient of Overseas Private Investment Corporation’s “Access to Finance” award for MicroBuild Fund
  • Brand of the year in the social services nonprofit category based on the 2016 Harris Poll EquiTrend Equity Score. Also named “Most Loved” and “Most Trusted” brand within our category in 2016.

Non-proselytizing Policy

Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations (HFH) will not proselytize. Nor will HFH work with entities or individuals who insist on proselytizing as part of their work with HFH. This means that HFH will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must (1) adhere to or convert to a particular faith or (2) listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.

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