Famvin Homeless Alliance

The Vincentian Family Initiative on Homelessness

The 13 Houses Campaign

A Famvin Homeless Alliance initiative aimed at improving and transform the lives of 10,000 homeless people around the world in 3-5 years

Years of Service

Organizations

Countries

Goal: End Homelessness!

The FHA and the “Season of Creation”

The FHA and the “Season of Creation”

"A true ecological approach always becomes a social approach; it must integrate questions of justice in debates on the environment, so as to hear both the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor", Laudato Si’,  #49 Pope Francis’ words have been inspiring the work of...

Postponed: FHA Refugee Conference

Postponed: FHA Refugee Conference

After careful consideration, the FHA Team has decided to postpone the Conference to Spring 2022, given the current progress of the pandemic, travel restrictions and limited in-person participation at this point. In January 2022, we will communicate the new dates and...

A new roof in Haiti with the Sisters of Charity

A new roof in Haiti with the Sisters of Charity

Few countries around the world have been battered by natural disasters and History such as Haiti. However, it is also a country with a long Vincentian tradition and it was bound to join the 13 Houses Campaign! The Sisters of Charity of St Elizabeth, a Vincentian...

Just one house to change a life

Just one house to change a life

The FHA was launched with the goal of ending homelessness, one house at a time. That’s what moved Ana María Escaño in Malitbog (Southern Leyte) in the Philippines, to launch the “Just One House” project. An initiative that aims to be a template easily replicated...

Over 70 people join the first webinar on the “13 Houses” Campaign

Over 70 people join the first webinar on the “13 Houses” Campaign

Over 70 people joined the first of a series of FHA webinars on the “13 Houses” Campaign. Vincentians from several branches all over the world joined to listen to our all-women panel explaining how they developed their “13 Houses” projects. Vincentians from Cambodia to...

“Welcome Home” in Guatemala with the “13 Houses” Campaign

“Welcome Home” in Guatemala with the “13 Houses” Campaign

The “Welcome Home” project will officially open on July 3rd in Chimaltenango, Guatemala, with the presence of our volunteer Ambassador Gina Paredes. After three years of work, more than 30 families who lost their homes during the Volcán de Fuego eruption in 2018 now...

Lessons learnt from “13 Houses” projects: Meet the Speakers

Lessons learnt from “13 Houses” projects: Meet the Speakers

On July 8th 1 pm CEST (9 pm Sydney, 7 am New York) don’t miss the chance to hear our three speakers explaining will talk about how they got started, how they designed the project and what advice they would give to Vincentians thinking of starting their own “13 Houses”...