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Address: 121 Habitat St, Americus, GA 31709-3498
Phone Number: +1 229-924-6935
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Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of...

Habitat for Humanity's six-acre educational site that features models of Habitat houses from around the world.

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A great learning experience that makes you appreciate what you have

I visited the Global Village along with a 16-year-old & we were both moved by the living conditions it showed & impressed by the work of Habitat for Humanity around the world. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2015
Judy19
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Birmingham, AL
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Birmingham, AL
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265 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

I visited the Global Village along with a 16-year-old & we were both moved by the living conditions it showed & impressed by the work of Habitat for Humanity around the world. I would highly recommend watching the short video before touring the world sections - each depicts the living conditions in a different country. It will definitely make you... More 

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Pensacola, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

My husband and I enjoyed our visit to the village. It was amazing to find out that Habitat for Humanity is a worldwide organization. It was great to see the differences in dwellings in many parts of the world. This was truly a very educational exhibit.

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Very moving and meaningful tour of dwellings before and after the work of Habitat for Humanity. See what wonderful work they do for native peoples around the world.

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

Spend the time to visualize your life in a "Shanty Town". No one should have to live like that. But the light bulb with no electricity gives the person hope for a better life. Then tour the homes that are built for the climate in which they are located. The styles vary a great deal and so does the culture.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

Highly recommend a visit to this village. There is a recommended donation of $4 per person if you're not in a group of 10 persons or more, but I don't think it's strictly enforced. I believe the organization prefers that you learn about their mission and spread the word, rather than collect fees. The village is authentic and well constructed.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2015

This is a self-guided walking tour through the abject poverty of third world countries; and it is devastating. You cannot help but be moved. And then you get to see the types of homes Habitat is providing to the poor all over the world, using local wood, handmade bricks and cement block. Terrific place for kids to show them how... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

The starting point is a short well narrated informative film. A tour of the grounds shows the unbelievable housing conditions for many people in the world; followed by typical homes, adapted to local conditions, that Habitat helps build for local people .

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Babylon, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

The recreated "houses" were eye-opening, even for someone who has travelled. Helping people live better is an imperative, and Habitat is on the forefront of the fight.

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St. Petersburg, FL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

Fascinating display of Habitat Homes from around the world. We were with a friend who has an NGO in Africa and he found this fascinating and got lots of ideas to take back to Africa.

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PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

This is a very interesting place to visit, and very educational. I would have liked to stay longer, but was getting attacked by biting flies, then it started to rain pretty hard. After walking through a shantytown that represents poverty living conditions in different parts of the world, the trail opens up to display models of the types of homes... More 

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