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Meet Roldan: The carpenter that wears his shoes on his hands

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Philippines
Roldan 's home was swept away by the storm-surge during Typhoon Haiyan. His family fled to the hills and now live in a new home. The house, which is only accessible by boat, was built with equipment and financial assistance provided by Handicap International.
Roldan outside his new home. The Philippines.

Roldan outside his new home. The Philippines. | © Till Mayer / Handicap International

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