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Be the actionable example of love, which God first showed us.

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Provide safe and sustainable homes for families living in poverty and churches or other building-related needs for impoverished communities.

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Building a brighter future for families living in extreme poverty through new home construction.

 

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We strive to improve living conditions and encourage stronger spiritual foundations in poverty-stricken communities by building homes and other needed structures as a tangible example of God’s love and compassion for ALL.

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2017 In-Review – What a Year!!

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As another year of ministry comes to an end, it is with much gratefulness that we reflect on all the Lord has done in 2017: Served 10 Families (10 Homes Built!) Partnered with 7 Local Dominican Churches Community Expansion – First Home Builds in Bani and Caballona Introduced a 4-bedroom Model and Home Upgrades 10 Homes Funded (6 Funded at Holes for Homes) Holes for Homes Event Success (162 golfers attended, 28 corporate sponsors) July…

Today is the National Day of Giving!

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  Paradigm Foundation is proud to be a part of  #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate…

Mark Your Calendars – Kendra Scott Gives Back Event!

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We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Kendra Scott for an epic shopping experience this December 9th! Complete your holiday shopping list all while giving back - join Paradigm Foundation at Kendra Scott in Reston Town Center on Saturday, December 9th from 1-4PM. 20% of all sales during the scheduled time will go directly to Paradigm Foundation to help us to continue to build hope for those living in poverty! The philanthropy philosophy...

Holes for Homes Countdown is On!

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We are only 2 weeks away from Holes for Homes 2017! Please join us as we take over part of TopGolf in Loudoun for a night of celebration for what God has done through the ministry and help us to raise more homes for families living in poverty. Don't know how to golf - no, worries! TopGolf isn't your traditional golf game and skill isn't required, but the desire to have fun, is! If you...

Don’t Miss Holes for Homes 2017!

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Our first Holes for Homes Golf Classic was such a success we have decided to do it again! Tickets are now on sale for Holes for Homes 2017 which will be held Sunday, October 1 at TopGolf in Loudoun. Don’t know how t, or don’t like golf? Do not fret, this isn’t your typical golf game so don’t count it out! Last year we exceeded our fundraising goal and through the generous gifts of our…

Join Us on a 2017 Build Trip!

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It’s that time year again – time to think about joining Paradigm in the Dominican Republic for a home build!  The best part – no building experience is necessary, just a heart to serve so anyone can participate! The team will see how the ultra poor live first-hand and have the opportunity to serve along the local church and a family who is in need. Typically, a few days are spent working on the build, we will visit with local…

Join Us: Holes for Homes Golf Classic on October 23rd!

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Please join us for our 1st annual Holes for Homes Golf Classic, benefiting Paradigm Foundation at TopGolf Loudoun on Sunday, October 23rd. Come out for a night celebrating what God has done and will do, as we aim to build hope and raise funds to build at least 5 more homes for families living in extreme poverty. Don’t know how to golf? No problem –TopGolf isn’t your traditional golf game and it is fun for all levels and…

When God Moves – Vitale Update

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As believers we are called to be the hands and feet of God, sometimes it is obvious when we are to step-in, but sometimes we miss out, due to a number of reasons. However, on our build trip to the Dominican Republic last week the Lord made it obvious to several team members individually, that He wanted us to intervene on behalf a local man named Vitale (pictured on right). So we started to pray. Vitale…

Join Us on a 2016 Build Trip!

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As the New Year approaches and you start planning for next year, we would love if you would consider and join us on one of Paradigm’s build trips! We can ensure the trip will leave a lasting impression and time well-spent that you won’t regret.  The best part – no building experience is necessary, just a heart to serve so anyone can participate! The team will see how the ultra poor live first-hand and have the opportunity to…

How Paradigm Homes Directly Impact the Ultra Poor

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As an organization it is Paradigm Foundation’s goal to raise funding to build new homes for families who fall within the World Bank’s designation of  extreme poverty (those who live on less than $1.25/day). What you may not know, is the immediate impact the family may experience once they move in. We took great care and did much research when developing our plans to create an adequate shelter which met both sociological and physical needs….

DID YOU KNOW?

The ultra poor (an estimated 1.3 billion people) are defined as those living on $1.25 per day or less. Nearly 1/2 of the world’s population — more than 3 billion people — live on less than $2.50 a day.

Shah, Anup. "Poverty Facts and Stats." Global Issues. Accessed August 25, 2014

Young children and adults living and sleeping on dirt floors are more likely to ingest fecal materials and come in contact with parasites than than those with concrete floors.

Adequate shelter has been defined as: 'more than a roof over one’s head,' it means adequate privacy, adequate space, physical accessibility, adequate security of tenure, structural stability and durability, adequate lighting, heating and ventilation, adequate basic infrastructure such as water, sanitation, and waste management facilities, suitable environmental quality and health factors…'

"The design of housing & shelter programs." Journal of Urban Health: May 2007

1/4 of all humans live without electricity — approximately 1.6 billion people.

Sarah, Morrison. "Worldwide, 20 percent of children go unvaccinated." The Independent.

About 2.6 billion people – half the developing world – lack even a simple ‘improved’ latrine and 1.1 billion people has no access to any type of improved drinking source of water.

World Health Organization, WSH Report 2014
 

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