In this episode we meet Graham Brewster, Managing Director of World Housing—an impact enterprise that provides homes to families living in slums in the developing world, fostering communities where families can thrive with safety, security, and access to the resources that change lives.
Prior to this social enterprise, Graham was the development Manager at GNW trust a real estate firm which helped to convert a land parcel into a vibrant community of companies, artists and entrepreneurs. Prior to that, Graham was working as a Micro finance intern with Nobel prize winner Muhammed Yunus. They actively helped in micro lending to those stuck in poverty.
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Meet Graham Brewster
” This was recorded back on day 26 of a 30 Day Podcast Project! ” Today, you will meet Graham Brewster, Managing Director at World Housing — where they believe homes are the key turning point where the momentum of community begins to have effects that radiate beyond individuals and into entire families, villages, and countries.
World Housing homes allow people to live safe, stable lives. Children who grow up in safe, stable homes have greater freedom to pursue education, and raise the standard of living for themselves, their families, and future generations to come.
Prior to this social enterprise, Graham graduated from University of British Columbia in Commerce, Real Estate. He had traveled to the middle east and worked as intern with Grameen bank. There he has worked with Nobel Prize winner Muhammed Yunus, in micro lending to those stuck in poverty, there by improving the dignity of the people.
Here are a few articles related to this episode.
- Article on Housing, What Does A Home Mean To You ?: Paul Raff
- Article on Grameen Bank, What is Micro Credit ?
- Book on Building Social Business: The New Kind of Capitalism that Serves Humanity’s Most Pressing Needs
More About World Housing
- Website: http://worldhousing.ca/
- Value Proposition: “World Housing believes that homes are the key turning point where the momentum of community begins to have effects that radiate beyond individuals and into entire families, villages, and countries.“