Be the actionable example of love, which God first showed us.


Provide safe and sustainable homes for families living in poverty and churches or other building-related needs for impoverished communities in the name of Jesus.


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Building a brighter future for families living in extreme poverty through new home construction.


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We strive to improve living conditions and encourage stronger spiritual foundations in poverty-stricken communities by building homes and other needed structures as a tangible example of God’s love and compassion for ALL.

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2020 Build Trips

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Help us to build hope in 2020! We'd love for you to join us on a Paradigm build trip this year where your time will be spent helping with the home construction for a family living in extreme poverty. When we are not building, some of the team may be doing home visits or serving the local church - we like to be used however needed! It is our prayer that this trip deepens your…

Open Doors in Kenya – Reflections from the First Build!

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Christian and Pastor Steve break ground. There will be 12 orphans living in the home. We recently returned from our second visit to Kenya, but for our first home build. As a ministry, we are in awe of how the Lord led us here, and grateful for the chance to serve in such a beautiful place with people and ministries that reflect His heart so clearly. Prior to departure we fully expected God to do…

Make a Difference in 2019 – Join a Build Trip!

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Looking to make an impact in 2019? Pray about joining us on a Paradigm build trip where your time will be spent helping with the home construction for a family living in extreme poverty. When we are not building, some of the team may be doing home visits or serving the local church - we like to be used however needed! It is our prayer that this trip deepens your relationship with God and to…

Paradigm Expands Home Building Efforts into Kenya!

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We built our first church this year! God is so good. "As for us, we cannot help speaking about what we have seen and heard,” (Acts 4:20) and have been in awe of his unmatched love and power on display through Paradigm. He has always given us the heart and vision to serve the world, we just never knew when or where he would lead us. Walking in faith we started this ministry in 2014…

Shop for Good this Season!

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For the second year in a row, we are partnering with Kendra Scott to bring you the Shop for Good event! On Saturday, December 8th from 1-4PM join the Paradigm Foundation team in-store at the Reston Town Center location to celebrate all that God has done through the ministry this year and to cross some names off of your holiday shopping list! A portion of sales from that time will directly benefit our organization. Make…

Tickets for Holes for Homes 2018 Now on Sale!

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Often imitated, never duplicated - our annual fundraiser at TopGolf has doubled in size, year after year, so we are expecting Holes for Homes 2018 to be our biggest yet! Why is this exciting? 1. You have the chance to bring your family and friends out for a night of good ole' fashioned fun, all while giving back. 2. Your coming out and showing support will have a direct impact on a family living in…

Want to join us on a build trip in 2018?

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Step outside of your comfort zone and join Paradigm in the Dominican Republic for a home build in 2018! The best part - no building experience is necessary, just a heart to serve so anyone can participate! On your trip, you will see how the ultra poor live first-hand and have the opportunity to serve alongside the local church and a family who is in need. Typically, a few days are spent working on the build, we will visit…

2017 In-Review – What a Year!!

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As another year of ministry comes to an end, it is with much gratefulness that we reflect on all the Lord has done in 2017: Served 10 Families (10 Homes Built!) Partnered with 7 Local Dominican Churches Community Expansion - First Home Builds in Bani and Caballona Introduced a 4-bedroom Model and Home Upgrades 10 Homes Funded (6 Funded at Holes for Homes) Holes for Homes Event Success (162 golfers attended, 28 corporate sponsors) July…

Today is the National Day of Giving!

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  Paradigm Foundation is proud to be a part of  #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday to kick off the holiday giving season and inspire people to collaborate…

Mark Your Calendars – Kendra Scott Gives Back Event!

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We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Kendra Scott for an epic shopping experience this December 9th! Complete your holiday shopping list all while giving back - join Paradigm Foundation at Kendra Scott in Reston Town Center on Saturday, December 9th from 1-4PM. 20% of all sales during the scheduled time will go directly to Paradigm Foundation to help us to continue to build hope for those living in poverty! The philanthropy philosophy…


736 million people (10% of the world's population) live on less than $1.90 a day and is considered ultra poor.

World Bank, 2015

Young children and adults living and sleeping on dirt floors are more likely to ingest fecal materials and come in contact with parasites than than those with concrete floors.

Adequate shelter has been defined as: 'more than a roof over one’s head,' it means adequate privacy, adequate space, physical accessibility, adequate security of tenure, structural stability and durability, adequate lighting, heating and ventilation, adequate basic infrastructure such as water, sanitation, and waste management facilities, suitable environmental quality and health factors…'

"The design of housing & shelter programs." Journal of Urban Health: May 2007

1/4 of all humans live without electricity — approximately 1.6 billion people.

Sarah, Morrison. "Worldwide, 20 percent of children go unvaccinated." The Independent.

About 2.6 billion people – half the developing world – lack even a simple ‘improved’ latrine and 1.1 billion people has no access to any type of improved drinking source of water.

World Health Organization, WSH Report 2014

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