Americus Georgia is the founding and original headquarters location of Habitat for Humanity, the affordable housing charity founded in 1976 by Millard and Linda Fuller.
Global Village and Discover Center is a 6 acre learning center where visitors can tour Habitat houses from around the world, experience an example of poverty housing, learn to make tiles and blocks and learn different construction methods from around the world. The Habitat learning experience also include multimedia presentations photo. Appropriate seasonal dress for outdoor activities is recommended for visits to Global Village. Telephone: 800-422-4828. Location Map Global Village is a tour stop on the Sam Shortline excursion train.
Major Habitat for Humanity supporters include President Jimmy Carter and Country music legend, Reba McEntire.