Together, We’ll Break The Bias

Since 1991, Women Build has been breaking biases to empower women in creating a gender-equal world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Our neighborhoods are comprised mainly of women and children, and they are also the populations most likely to be affected by poor living conditions. With the need for safe and stable housing greater than it has ever been, Women Build brings women together to address our community’s affordable housing crisis by providing the tools, skills and opportunity to make an impact.

No Experience Necessary

No experience is necessary to build with Women Build. Volunteers work under the guidance of construction professionals alongside other volunteers and future Habitat homeowners. Whether you are learning new skills or simply adding a few to your tool belt, this is a rewarding experience for all involved and improves the community that you share.

Mark Your Calendar

Women In Construction Week
March 8-12

Women Build Week
May 10-14 & May 17-19

Ready to build with us?

Bring your company, team or organization together to empower women to change their communities through Women Build 2022. No experience is necessary. We’ll give you the tools, skills and guidance you and your team need to make an impact! Use the button below to get started.


Meet The Homeowners

Jannetta

After years of spending money on rent and feeling she had little to show for it, Jannetta Garrett is building a healthy and safe home for her family.

See Her Story

Ebumbe Family

Motivated to give their children the best life they can, Menga and Fatuma Ebumbe immigrated to the United States in 2016 and are now building a safe, affordable home where they can all learn and grow together.

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Alberta Carter

As the full-time caretaker of her three grandchildren, Alberta has never been more ready to provide them with a better life. After losing their mother, she aspires to teach her grandchildren good habits of working hard and staying responsible for things that may hinder us in life.

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Ariana

Her vision of a happy, welcoming home: a garden with flowers everywhere to attract the bees and butterflies, space to dance and room for pets. Future Habitat KC homeowner Ariana has big plans to create a life-changing experience for her two children.

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Sharae Bandy

After 14 years of infestations, noisy neighbors, and unanswered maintenance requests, Sharae Bandy was ready to stop renting and start building stability for herself and her family.

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Serukiza Family

Coming to the United States in 2015 to escape the dangers of the war in Congo, Muhizi wanted a better life and opportunity for his wife and ten children.

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Women Build 2022 is presented by:

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Interested in becoming a sponsor of Habitat KC’s Women Build? Send an email to development@habitatkc.org or call (816) 924-1096.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Women-Owned Partners

As we work to empower women through homeownership and engagement in our mission, we have the unique opportunity to increase our impact by partnering with women-owned Kansas City businesses in support of Women Build. Thank you to these valued community partners.

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