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Renovating Homes,

Rebuilding Lives!

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Volunteering Programs

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2021 was a year of great impact

6 houses
3 institutions
73 beneficiaries*
800 volunteers**
4 locations 

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*Beneficiaries residing in private homes and 665 IPSS beneficiaries
**Corporate volunteers and 736 independent volunteers 

We belive in a world where housing poverty exists only in history books.

Just a Change rehabilitates several of homes every year with the help of thousands of volunteers, turning them into places worth living with joy and hope.

 

23%

OF THE PORTUGUESE POPULATION CANNOT KEEP
THE HOUSE WARM

+60K

PORTUGUESE HAVE NO PLUMBED WATER OR SANITATION

+30K

PORTUGUESE DO NOT HAVE ELECTRICITY AT HOME

STRUCTURAL PROBLEMS

LACK OF INFRASTRUCTURES

LACK OF HEALTH

BAD HYGIENE CONDITIONS

LACK OF COMFORT

PORTUGAL IS THE SECOND COUNTRY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION WHERE THE MORTALITY RATE INCREASES THE MOST IN WINTER

INE, IP - Severe deprivation rate in housing conditions (%); Annual - INE, Survey on living conditions and income, IP, 2018 LIDDELLl, Christine et al., Excess winter deaths in 30 European countries 1980–2013: a critical review of methods, (2016) Journal of Public Health.

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