Stories of Shelter

Meet the families you are helping

Bizli's Journey in Bangladesh

At first Bizli didn’t know what to do, the fear was paralysing. But as the water continued to rush in, she knew she couldn’t ignore it.

Losing Everything to Hurricane Maria

Thanks to our supporters, Blandina received ShelterBox aid and was able to rebuild her home and her garden in Dominica.

Caryl's Story

Your support helped families recover from back-to-back hurricanes.

Nongoma's Story

See how your support helped families in Burkina Faso

Flooding in India

Flooding affects homes, livelihoods, and even infrastructure like water pipes and wells. Read Kalpana’s story to see how floods affect clean drinking water.

Patrick's Story

“It will take a long time for us to replant, how can we replant, all the kava is no good, we are starting again from zero.

Surviving Typhoon Vongfong in the Philippines

Read how Alejandro‘s life was turned upside down after the typhoon ripped his house apart, and how the family used their ShelterBox aid to return home.

Rebuilding After the Flood

2 Million Reasons to Thank You - Phulaswari's Story

Conflict and Crisis in Tigray

ShelterBox is delivering emergency shelter to people displaced by conflict in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia.