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    Buy One Build One is helping create safe, well-constructed homes and services that change lives.
Driven to Serve and Help People

About Buy One Build One.

From Guatemala to Southeast Asia, Buy One Build One is helping create safe, well-constructed homes and services that change lives. Founded by Jonathan Smith, owner of Brush Arbor Home Construction, the program partners with organizations and programs throughout the world to provide shelter and nurture for families, children, and widows.

Stories that Inspire

Whatever it takes

Widow Reina and her three children move from the mud floor of her parents' home to a safe, dry home of their own.

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Neighborhood tutoring center

Buy One Build One funds the renovation of a building into a neighborhood tutoring facility and Sunday school

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New birthing center helps women and children

A new birthing center in Escuintla, Guatemala, gives women in this poverty-stricken community access to free prenatal care and safe, reliable birth services.

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It’s not just a house, it’s a family

A Buy One Build One home helped these parents avoid losing their children after a series of hardships, including a tragic burn accident.

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“My hope is that people will see how few resources it takes to make life-changing differences, and that all of us will enjoy the heartfelt blessing of turning a life around.”

Jonathan Smith founder, Buy One Build One

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A Special Opportunity for Builders

Building homes and managing a business are incredibly time consuming, but builders everywhere can easily participate in Buy One Build One and help improve the lives of others. If you make a donation , Buy One Build One will allocate your contribution and share stories and photos of the people you help. And you can link to this site on your company’s site to spread the word and get your customers involved too.