Shawanna and her family

Every day, Shawanna does the near impossible to provide a better future for her family. Working three jobs, caring for four children and furthering her education is a huge responsibility this supermom handles with grace. Shawanna describes her family as “blended, unique, fun.” Her two children, Michael (12) and Skyleigh (9), are excited to help…

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Natasha and her family

Natasha’s amazing story is centered around her love for her kids. As a single mom of three–Tayon (17), Ariyah (12) and Natayah (10)–she puts her children above everything else. As a family, Natasha and her kids enjoy spending family night in, watching movies or playing games. They even consider themselves movie buffs! Natasha loves playing…

Ruth and her family

Ruth’s remarkable story is centered around her love for others. As a single mom of three teenagers – Nicholas (14), Diamond (16) and Boston (18) – she puts her children above everything else. As a family, they enjoy visiting parks and fishing. Ruth and Diamond enjoy singing together, a hobby that started when Ruth would…

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Janvier and Ajuwaye

Janvier and Ajuwaye Majambere first immigrated to the United States as refugees, each along with their parents, in 2007. When they arrived in Knoxville, they did not know if they would be welcomed by the community or if it was even a safe city. They didn’t get to choose Knoxville as their new home community…

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Brittany and her family

Brittany and her four children remain strong and positive in the face of incredible hardships. No matter what life has thrown at them, they have persevered and overcome. All of Brittany’s hard work and optimism is about to pay off. This amazing family is about to take a huge step towards a better future… homeownership.…

Kimberly and her family

Kimberly is a loving mother of two sweet kids, Harmony (9) and Nino (4). They are all excited about the next big step in their lives, as they discover the strength and stability of homeownership. As a family, they enjoy church together. They are very close with their church community and look forward to attending…

Meagan and her family

Meagan is the model of a dedicated, hardworking mother – she goes above and beyond to provide the best possible life for her three young children, D’Anthony (6), Mariah (5) and Ja’marius (3). As a family that likes to constantly “stay on the go,” it is no surprise that Meagan and her children love spending…

Manjay and her family

Manjay, as a single mother, has successfully raised five children in an unfamiliar country. Even when she was struggling, she strove to make sure that her children were healthy and happy. She has continuously put her children first and done everything in her power to provide the best possible life for them. After starting her…

Roslyn

Roslyn is a sweet and hardworking woman who’s ready for the next big step in her life: homeownership. She is excited and ready to tackle the responsibilities that come with owning a home. Even though Roslyn works two jobs, she would have been ineligible for a conventional mortgage. But through Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, she…

Marcus and Kimeka

Marcus and Kimeka have an incredible and unique love story. It all started when Marcus told God that he “needed a blessing” in his life and God answered. Marcus’s life had been a bumpy road before seeing Kimeka for the first time. He was working at his father’s car lot when she stopped to look…