Build Change

Build Change saves lives in earthquakes and windstorms by working with people in emerging nations to build homes and schools that will protect their families and children.

Build Change mission is to greatly reduce deaths, injuries, and economic losses caused by housing and school collapses due to earthquakes, extreme weather and fires.

Build Change is dedicated to overcoming the major barriers to resilient housing, categorized into People, Money, and Technology. Recognizing the high level of interdependence between these areas, Build Change adopts a holistic approach to design policies, programs, and products that address gaps and challenges across all three dimensions.

They support governments in identifying policy changes that can home improvements with risk reduction at scale, and to develop incentives for homeowners and the private sector to invest in resilient housing. By addressing the interconnected barriers of People, Money, and Technology simultaneously, Build Change is transforming housing systems for the long term.

Latest news and articles

Global South Talent Pool: Empowering young professionals for resilient futures

We’re looking for four young professionals to join the Global South Talent Pool. Apply today!

GRP announces new CEO: Jesper Hörnberg

Jesper Hörnberg has been selected as the new CEO of the Global Resilience Partnership, leading the partnership in its next phase. 

The power of multi-disciplinary learning to accelerate change and drive impact

SARA's Gender Transformative Group shares their reflection on being part of the academy. Join the SARA Knowledge Exchange in Stellenbosch from 10-12 July.

Reflecting on a decade of resilience: The journey and the road ahead

The GRP 2024-2029 Strategy focuses on food, finance, and communities, with a special emphasis on youth and women

Amplifying Youth Visions in a Changing Climate

Introducing a Knowledge into Use project utilising participatory methods to engage communities in capturing evidence of resilience and collective vision amidst environmental challenges.