Global Builders - Thailand
The Fuller Center for Housing
A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Thailand, whose name means "Land of the Free," is an ancient kingdom that holds the rare distinction of never being colonized by another nation. Known as Siam until 1939, the country continues to have a symbolic monarchy that is held with high reverence. Thailand also prides itself as being a welcoming place for tourists, making it a very popular country to visit. Despite its many attractive features, there is a great need for decent shelter as there are many families who could never afford to improve their home with conventional builders and bank financing. Many of these families live in very basic and inadequate structures made of Teak wood, but desire a more adequate and modern house. We are partnering with families in the city of Lampang in northern Thailand to offer them an opportunity to reach their dreams.
Each trip to Thailand will be with a group of mission-minded volunteers - typically 8-20 total - who want to experience the world, meet new people, and make a difference. No skills required. Trips last 1-2 weeks and include sightseeing in this beautiful, mountainous nation.
About The Fuller Center for Housing
701 S. Martin Luther King Blvd., Americus, GA 31719, US
The Fuller Center for Housing, faith-driven and Christ-centered, promotes collaborative and innovative partnerships with individuals and organizations in an unrelenting quest to provide adequate shelter for all people in need worldwide.
We at the Fuller Center for Housing believe that:
We are part of a God movement, and movements don't just stop.
We have been called to this housing ministry; we didn't just stumble into it.
We are unashamedly Christian, and enthusiastically ecumenical.
We aren't a church but we are a servant of the Church.
We are faith driven, knowing that after we've done all we can do the Lord will help finish the job--something that requires us to stretch beyond our rational reach.
We are a grassroots ministry, recognizing that the real work happens on the ground in communities around the world through our covenant partners, so a large, overseeing bureaucracy isn’t needed.
We try to follow the teachings of the Bible and believe that it says that we shouldn't charge interest of the poor, so we don't. Government has a role in our work in helping set the stage, but that we shouldn't look to it as a means to fund the building of home.