The Kabir Family Can’t Wait to Build a Brighter Future

By | May 8th, 2017|Categories: Families First|

The Kabir’s came to Canada 7 years ago with their 2 oldest children, Ajrun and Zarifa. Ahsanul, the father, was a businessman back in Bangladesh and his wife Morsheda was a nutritionist. They are now [...]

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Common myths about Habitat for Humanity

By | March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Families First|

Although Habitat for Humanity GTA has been helping families in the GTA for nearly thirty years, occasionally we still need to do a little myth busting around our work.  This time we called upon our [...]

Celebrating Love and Families in February

By | February 8th, 2017|Categories: Families First|

After immigrating to Canada from Ghana in 1992, Jacqueline Botchway and her husband Kojo met and started a family. For years, they struggled to make ends meet as they raised their four children, Daniel (23), [...]

Meet the Osman Family

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Families First|

For the Osman family, 2017 promises to be a very happy new year indeed as they look forward to moving into their new home at Pinery Trail when the first block of townhomes is completed [...]

Celebrating the Holidays as Habitat Homeowners

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Families First|

Last year Farrah Whyte and her four children, Austin, Liam, Aniyah and Nevaeh, moved into their new Habitat home on Torbram Road just a week before Christmas. To their delight, they opened the door to [...]

Helping to Build a New Community in Scarborough

By | November 1st, 2016|Categories: Families First|

It has been ten years since Leomina Valderrama and her family received the keys to their Habitat home on Pinery Trail in Scarborough.  Now, she says, it's her turn to help out her soon-to-be neighbours [...]