Entries by MAndrade


On April 10th and 11th, The Forum of Ministers and Highest Authorities of Housing and Urbanism of Latin America and the Caribbean (MINURVI) held the Ministerial Meeting “Financing for Climate Change Mitigation in Urban Settlements” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The event was led by the presidency of Minurvi, headed by Santiago Maggiotti, Minister of Territorial […]

Claves 2023

Weatherizers Without Borders organized its annual conference, CLAVES 2023 hosted by Community Housing Partners (CHP), in Christiansburg, Virginia.

Mercedes, Buenos Aires – 90 homes weatherized

We developed the Weatherization program in the city of Mercedes, in the Province of Buenos Aires. We work there supporting FOVISEE and their collaboration with the Municipality, in addition to other actors (technical school, social organizations, material suppliers), with support of CitiFoundation. This partnership has been growing for over two years, during which our joint […]

International Agreements for Fair Housing in Latin America

At WWB, we reached groundbreaking international agreements with Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. These agreements are a significant milestone in our mission to advance the cause of fair housing throughout Latin America. In a region grappling with a serious qualitative housing deficit, these partnerships take on immense importance. By joining forces with these countries, […]


Promoting Sustainable Housing in Latin America and the Caribbean The XXXI General Assembly of Ministers and High Authorities of Housing and Urbanism in Latin America and the Caribbean (MINURVI) took place on December 5th and 6th, 2022, at the CEPAL headquarters in Santiago, Chile. The event, inaugurated by Carlos Montes, Minister of Housing and Urbanism […]

Campamento Amanecer, Valparaíso, Chile

In April of 2023, an agreement was initiated between WWB and the Ministry of Housing and Urbanism of Chile. The primary objective of this partnership is to expand knowledge and bring solutions regarding the housing deficit that Chile faces in a regional context. This context is characterized by a significant portion of the population in […]

WWB Grand Opening: The First Weatherization Training Center in Latin America

On August 16, Weatherizers Without Borders (WWB) and partners opened the first Weatherization Training Center in Latin America. The Center is located in the City of Bariloche in Patagonia, in the South of Argentina, where WWB’s has been implementing its Sustentabilizar Hogares (Spanish translation for weatherization) program since 2016. The inaugural training was led by […]

WWB expands weatherizations throughout Patagonia

On September 23, WWB  along with our partners FOVISEE and Citi Foundation announced the expansion of our weatherization program, Sustentabilizar Hogares, to 10 cities in Argentina. Government officials from cities across Patagonia joined us in our Bariloche offices for the announcement. The expansion of Sustentabilizar Hogares (Spanish for weatherization) is funded by the Citi Foundation. […]

Weatherization Forum at the OAS in DC

ECPA Forum DC-Feb 2015: Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low-Income Housing in the Americas Weatherization, energy efficiency with social inclusion, public policy transfers and international partnerships were all discussed last Friday, Feb 27, at the ECPA Forum: Energy Efficiency and Weatherization in Low-Income Housing in the Americas. The Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas […]