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Episode 96: Building Homes In Guatemala With Betty & Sven

It's not just a handout... the family has to participate. They have some skin in the game. It's something that they feel like they've really earned.

Professional Builders Secrets brings you an exclusive episode with Sven and Betty from the 141 Project, a charitable organisation that builds houses for families in need around the world. In this episode, we delve into the 141 Project’s backstory and its global impact.

Inside episode 96 you will discover

  • What the 141 Project is and its purpose
  • The 141 Project’s global impact
  • How your donation helps those in need
  • The importance of helping to fight poverty
  • And much, much more.

key moments

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  • 1:17 What the 141 Project is
  • 3:44 The 141 Project’s impact
  • 8:34 How a donation transfers into real-world benefits
  • 15:17 Sven’s hands-on experience in Guatemala
  • 21:15 Breaking the cycle of poverty
  • 24:54 Why your contribution matters

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key moments

  • 1:17 What the 141 Project is
  • 3:44 The 141 Project’s impact
  • 8:34 How a donation transfers into real-world benefits
  • 15:17 Sven’s hands-on experience in Guatemala
  • 21:15 Breaking the cycle of poverty
  • 24:54 Why your contribution matters

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Founder of the 141 Project and CEO of Stonewood LLC, Sven grew up the son of a home builder, learning the aspects of fine homebuilding from the bottom up. He has been recognized as 40 under 40 by Mpls. St. Paul Business Journal as well as Professional Builder Magazine. He also has developed and markets industry-leading construction project management software used worldwide by builders, remodelers, and commercial contractors.

Betty is the founder of Breaking Cycles, a ministry in Guatemala that works to break cycles of poverty, lack of education, and abuse through programs that meet needs of the community. Breaking Cycles runs a tutoring program for elementary and middle school students, teaches job skills, builds homes for families in need, and gives beds to children whose families attend educational workshops.

“A specialised podcast made just for the owners of custom home building companies. Extraordinary guests, valuable content and  amazing stories from other builders.”

Cheri K

5-star review on Apple Podcasts

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