What is Sweat Equity? (Infographic)

The idea of families working side by side with volunteers is not a new one, and goes back even before Habitat for Humanity was founded in 1976. Clarence Jorda (the founder of Koinonia Farm where Habitat for Humanity began) wrote in a 1968 letter, “What the poor need is not charity but capital, not caseworkers but co-workers.” ‍♂️