Ten years after his demise, the staff of the Millard Fuller Foundation (Fuller Center for Housing – Nigeria) on Monday, 4th February 2019 remembered Millard Fuller, a great icon, philanthropist and advocate of truly affordable homes for the poor.
While speaking to the staff about Millard Fuller’s legacies, the CEO of Millard Fuller Foundation, Sam Odia, talked about the numerous contributions of Millard Fuller to the provision of truly affordable homes to the poor people in the society.
As he reiterating the desire of the Millard Fuller Foundation to further drive down the cost of its homes to accommodate those at the bottom of the pyramid, Sam Odia reminded the staff to emulate Millard Fuller’s legacies and great deeds.
Born on the 3rd of January 1935, Millard Dean Fuller was the founder and former president of Habitat for Humanity International, a non-profit organisation known globally for building houses for those in need, and also the founder and president of the Fuller Center for Housing. Millard who passed on at the age of 74 on the 3rd of February 2009 has been widely regarded as the leader of the modern-day movement for affordable housing. He received several awards during his lifetime from the United States and from all over the world.