Habitat for Humanity building homes, skills at Saugeen First Nation – Clinton News Record

Habitat for Humanity building homes, skills at Saugeen First Nation – Clinton News Record

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May 17, 2021

Construction of four Habitat for Humanity homes at Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation comes with the usual expectation that homeowners will work on their homes – building sweat equity – alongside volunteers and skilled tradespeople.

The builds will also include up to 10 Indigenous community members aged 18 to 30, from Saugeen and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation at Cape Croker, or Neyaashiinigmiing, under a Habitat pilot to encourage an interest in the trades.

Two 1,400-square-foot three-bedroom homes and two 1,600-plus sq.-ft. four-bedroom homes are being built at Saugeen, with completion by Thanksgiving, said Greg Fryer, Habitat for Humanity Grey-Bruce’s executive director.

Read More: https://www.clintonnewsrecord.com/news/local-news/habitat-for-humanity-building-homes-skills-at-saugeen-first-nation-2

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