CHF International is an international development and humanitarian aid organization that operates in approximately thirty countries per year. The non-profit organization was founded in 1952 as the Cooperative Housing Foundation and provided affordable housing for low-income families in rural and urban America. CHF began working abroad in the 60s, and today, the organization implements a variety of programs in the areas of global health, economic development, housing and infrastructure, emergency response, and democracy & governance.[1]

Countries of OperationEdit

As of 2008, CHF International is operating in:[2]

Areas of PracticeEdit

CHF International's areas of expertise fall into the following categories:[3]


  1. Clinton, Bill (2007). Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World, New York: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 978-0-307-26674-3
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