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Refugee family thankful they’ll ‘have a better place to live’ when Habitat home is finished

Young Mwanjuma is already dreaming of the day she will have her very own room. She knows it will be purple and she also knows that none of her three brothers will be allowed to enter – ever.   “I can’t wait!” she said.   Patu Venance and Mwashite Ramadhani and their four children will soon be able to move into a Habitat for Humanity Home now under construction. (Photo...

Refugee family thankful they'll 'have a better place to live' when Habitat home is finished

Young Mwanjuma is already dreaming of the day she will have her very own room. She knows it will be purple and she also knows that none of her three brothers will be allowed to enter – ever.   “I can’t wait!” she said.   Patu Venance and Mwashite Ramadhani and their four children will soon be able to move into a Habitat for Humanity Home now under construction. (Photo...

In 25 years, Lexington Habitat for Humanity builds 381-plus homes; open house at Lyric

Lexington Habitat for Humanity Volunteers put finishing touches on a new home at 862 Charles St. with the help of Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company on Aug. 28. (Photo from Facebook)   The month of September marks the 25th anniversary of Lexington Habitat for Humanity’s first home dedication and its celebration this Sunday, Sept. 22.   On Sept. 7, 1988, Lexington Habitat for Humanity...