<p>After watching a video of a specific family, you give money to help build that family a home; 100% of the donation goes solely to that house.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

New Story has built 100 homes in Haiti since June, while the Red Cross has largely struggled to do the same.

<p>The new nonprofit, a Y Combinator-backed startup called New Story, takes an unusually transparent approach to handling money from donors.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

New Story has built 100 homes in Haiti since June, while the Red Cross has largely struggled to do the same.

<p>The new nonprofit, a Y Combinator-backed startup called New Story, takes an unusually transparent approach to handling money from donors.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

New Story has built 100 homes in Haiti since June, while the Red Cross has largely struggled to do the same.

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

Giving this year will not only provide a family with a new home but also provide jobs and skill training for local workers. Reposted Via

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

New Story has built 100 homes in Haiti since June, while the Red Cross has largely struggled to do the same.

<p>That money will be reinvested in future communities, in a pay-it-forward model.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

Raising the roof in Leveque, New Story provides sustainable employment for local construction workers

<p>The model will be slightly different: Residents in the communities there have a small income, so they can pay a micro-mortgage.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

<p>The model will be slightly different: Residents in the communities there have a small income, so they can pay a micro-mortgage.</p>

<p>This year, the nonprofit plans to launch in El Salvador and Bolivia.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

<p>This year, the nonprofit plans to launch in El Salvador and Bolivia.</p>

<p>New Story is also expanding to other communities that lack decent housing in general. Each new location has a strong local partner.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

<p>New Story is also expanding to other communities that lack decent housing in general. Each new location has a strong local partner.</p>

<p>As funds rolled in over the summer, New Story sent the money to Haiti in chunks, and local laborers built blocks of 10 to 20 houses at a time.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

<p>As funds rolled in over the summer, New Story sent the money to Haiti in chunks, and local laborers built blocks of 10 to 20 houses at a time.</p>

<p>Each house, made from cheap, easily accessible materials (mostly concrete), costs roughly $6,000 to build.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

<p>Each house, made from cheap, easily accessible materials (mostly concrete), costs roughly $6,000 to build.</p>

<p>Location is also key; another new development in Haiti has struggled to attract residents because it's too far from basic needs like work and food.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

<p>Location is also key; another new development in Haiti has struggled to attract residents because it's too far from basic needs like work and food.</p>

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

New Story has built 100 homes in Haiti since June, while the Red Cross has largely struggled to do the same.

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

New Story has built 100 homes in Haiti since June, while the Red Cross has largely struggled to do the same.

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing?

Did This New Nonprofit Crack The Code For Building Developing World Housing? | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

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