Buy a home, Give a home


Vancouver firm promises to build home in Third World for every local condo sold.

Based on the highly successful TOMS Shoes model for social enterprise, two Vancouver businessmen have started a real-estate gifting program with the lofty aspiration of providing 30,000 homes by 2020 to people living in Third World squalor.

A few years ago Sid Landolt and Peter Dupuis happened to be on a airplane with Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, a highly successful program that with each purchase of a pair of shoes, a second pair is donated to a child in need.

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