In recent months work has included rebuilding bathrooms and kitchens, making roofs watertight, restoring plumbing, repairing electrics and redecorating.
A few thousand dollars can go a long way to improving the lifestyle and dignity of many families where conditions have resulted in them huddling together in one room of a home when the other rooms have been uninhabitable. There are still many projects to be completed.
The FHL have gathered together its own workforce of skilled local tradesmen in Bethlehem. The team take a real pride in the quality of their work, as if it were their properties they were repairing. They appreciate the double benefit of helping poor families whilst providing them with much needed employment.