Category Archives for "Humanitarian"
There are some lucky tiny house dwellers who enjoy the convenience of a washing machine or a full laundry center in their home. However, many tiny houses are not built with a washing machine and the owners are required to head to the laundromat or find alternative ways to wash clothes. Some tiny house dwellers […]Continue reading
Tiny home shelter villages for the homeless are popping all over Washington state. First, they appeared in Seattle. Like many US cities, Seattle is experiencing a staggering homelessness crisis. Low Income Housing Institute stepped in to help. Originally, they partnered with the city and other nonprofits, especially Nickelsville, to create low-cost shelters for individuals and […]Continue reading
People who depend on their public libraries for materials, free internet, classes, and community have been left out in dark for the last few months. Since the start of COVID-19, many public libraries have been closed or available on a limited basis to honor social distancing guidelines. This is where the nation’s little free libraries […]Continue reading
In November of 2018, the most destructive, deadly fire in Californian history swept through Butte County. It hit the hardest in the towns of Paradise, Concow, and Magalia. As a result, almost 12,000 homes were destroyed. In May, an estimated 1,000 plus families still haven’t been able to secure even temporary housing. Now a group […]Continue reading
The popular Austin-based conference and festival, SXSW, is known for being a hotbed of innovative products and ideas. This year, one of these ideas was a tiny house that was built in about 24 hours. Not by a dozen strong men, but by a 3D printer. The 650 square foot New Story printed home made […]Continue reading