Building Shelter for Those in Need Around the World
Patrick McLoughlin started using architecture for good during his AmeriCorps term at the Homeless and Housing Coalition of Kentucky. A few years ago, he co-founded Build Abroad, a volunteer organization that places construction volunteers in 5 different countries. Patrick manages his venture while holding a full-time job in construction. Learn more about how AmeriCorps strengthen Patrick’s natural leadership.
Points of Interest:
- Can voluntourism bring capacity to a village?
- Houses made from plastic bottles?
- Working in disaster relief (while simultaneously preparing for a zombie apocalypse)
Pat was the second speaker at the Journey to Social Entrepreneurship virtual summit hosted the week of January 18th, 2016. The recordings are available at the link below.
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This was a great section! Really enjoyed the evaluation of programs and focus on partnerships.