CED Profile: Habitat for Humanity and the Habitat ReStore

The Canadian CED Network

Year: 2011

This is one of the Canadian CED Network’s CED in Manitoba Profiles Project produced 50 stories of Manitoba communities working to build fairer and stronger local economies, reduce poverty, and revitalize neighbourhoods.

Many Manitobans became familiar with Habitat for Humanity in the summer of 1993 when former US President Jimmy Carter came to Winnipeg to support the building of 19 homes for low income families to own.