Habitat For Humanity: A Bootstrap Approach To Low-Cost Housing

"Make no small plans," somebody once reasoned, "for they have no power to stir men's blood." Millard Fuller has always acted on that advice. He was worth a million dollars by his 29th birthday, but then decided to pursue a more ambitious goal: "the elimination of poverty housing in the world." If you want details, Fuller, a tireless and persuasive salesman, is more than excited to talk about his plans. They are large.

There are 7.6 million people in the U.S. whose dwelling places are deemed "substandard," a euphemism that fails to evoke adequately the living conditions in scanty rural shotgun...

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