Women Build


Our Next upcoming Women Build dates area 2 day blitz to celebrate World Habitat Day, October 3rd or 4th - Sign up now to ensure your spot.

We all know the incredible power of giving. But did you know women are the driving force behind the construction of Habitat for Humanity homes worldwide? Women Build is a program that gives women the chance to empower themselves and others by fundraising and building homes for Habitat Families. The Women Build program is not about excluding men, but about including women.

Join our Women Build campaign, Power Women Power Tools: an initiative to encourage women to give back to their communities while helping Habitat for Humanity Greater Vancouver build affordable homes. Here's to being truly powerful!



The first Women Build project began in North Carolina in 1991. In 2001, the Canadian Women Build program was formally launched. The program has now completed more than 90 homes in Canada. Today, over 30 countries have participated in this initiative. With thousands of homes under its tool belt, the Women Build program continues to gain momentum, empowering women everywhere to donate their time and resources to create affordable housing for their neighbours in their own backyards.


A big thank you to the following individuals for joining the Women Build initiative as Power Women ambassadors:

  • The Honourable Linda Reid MLA
  •  Jillian Harris - Host of Love It or List It Vancouver, Interior Designer
  • Norma Reid - CTV News Anchor
  • Fiona Forbes - Broadcast Media Personality