Smokie, a homeless woman who used to sleep on the dirt on the street where Elvis Summer lives, had a surprise in stock for her when Summers built a small house for her.

While governments in most ‘developed’ or ‘developing’ nations are ushering in laws that are vehemently anti-poor, there are people in this world who believe that everyone has the right to some basic necessities.

Here’s a cool time-lapse video of Summers’ work.