We envision a world where no one is homeless, and where everyone has access to opportunities for economic and social upliftment.
There are one billion people in the world without a home, a number that will double in the next 15 years. While we, as a humanity, are able to catch up with other global issues, the lack of adequate housing continues to be a problem to which we cannot find a solution. Housing is a human right and the first step of empowerment towards emerging out of poverty.
billionBricks was founded by a dedicated team of architects, designers, engineers and urban planners committed to solving the global housing problem in a way never done before. We looked at many homeless charities helping the homeless, providing shelter for homeless and said to ourselves, how can we build something new on all this good work. An idea was born.
billionBricks is a one-of-a-kind non-profit that used design and technology as its tools to innovate shelter and infrastructure solutions for the homeless and vulnerable. Our solutions are innovative, scalable and sustainable, creating opportunities for communities to emerge out of poverty. Our approach empowers communities to replicate our solutions on their own. This reduces dependencies on our support, creates ownership and pride, and unlocks untapped potential for change.