By year 2030, about 40% of the world’s population, 3 billion people, will need access to housing. This is the largest human rights issue of our time, as access to adequate housing is necessary to ensure optimal health, nutrition, and safety. In Honduras, only 30% of homes are built of suitable materials, 70% on unregistered land, and only 32% of these units have basic water sanitization. Housing costs must be less than $10,000 to be affordable to 4 deciles of income distribution, but traditional construction processes do not profitably deliver housing at this value, resulting in the existing MFI/SLC organizations in Honduras that are devoted to affordable housing, reaching only 4% of their 120,000 qualifying clients each year. Our goal with this two-unit project is to demonstrate, through case study, how Prisna’s automated approach to construction may effectively fulfill this housing need quickly, affordably, and sustainably. Moreover, this project’s success will validate an agreement for 2,000 additional units over 5 years, where we will demonstrate that this program can be scaled significantly and replicated in several developing nations, to decrease housing scarcity and increase quality of life. With the first two units, we will serve two low-income families in Honduras who otherwise would not be able to afford a built structure.
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