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a decade of stories

In 2020 we celebrate the 10 years of Just a Change.

10 years full of impactful stories that we do not want to forget.

We gathered volunteers who wore the shirt for the past 10 years and asked them to put their stories to the paper.

 

Soon, we will launch a book, with some of the most remarkable stories of the last decade.

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a decade of stories

In 2020 we celebrate the 10 years of Just a Change.

10 years full of impactful stories that we do not want to forget.

We gathered volunteers who wore the shirt for the past 10 years and asked them to put their stories to the paper.

 

Soon, we will launch a book, with some of the most remarkable stories of the last decade.

2019 was a year of great impact

Read our IMPACT REPORT and find out everything we've been up to this year!

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

Just a Change rehabilitates dozens 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, I.P. - Taxa de privação severa das condições da habitação (%); Anual - INE, Inquérito às condições de vida e rendimento, 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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By making a one-time donation or joining our family of Donor Builders, who donate regularly, directly help families in need.

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This is Faustino's home.

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