Terra is frequently called upon to provide social housing development expertise to international organizations, conferences and government agencies in countries around the world, including the Philippines, South Africa, Zimbabwe, India and Australia. Terra has worked with local organizations to develop capacity in the areas of financial modeling and project management of housing developments.
Terra began working in South Africa in 2003, contracted to the Gauteng Department of Housing providing housing development and financial advice to the Department and to social housing institutions. Terra formed a local company to partner with an independent project delivery agency with the goal to create secure, affordable, quality housing in South Africa.
In the Philippines Terra provided assistance to strengthen the capacity of the national co-operative sector to develop and manage all aspects of the co-operative housing development process.
In Zimbabwe, Terra assisted a local organization, Housing People of Zimbabwe (HPZ), to be able to manage the development of their housing projects in a mortgage-financing environment.