Company History

DuraVilla Homes Guyana Inc (Duravilla). was established in 2008 as an offspring from its affiliate companies – Woods Direct International LLC and Durable Wood Products Inc.

From sustainable harvesting of trees to processing of wood into finished products, the vision of the company has always been to have an integrated operation to maximize the use of its forest resources. Through the value chain, DuraVilla was formed to offer a complete modular house. With the realization of the vision, the company is now providing a wider range of products such as doors, floors, walls, ceiling, steps, decking, moulding, cabinets, and more.

The company recognises the increasing demand for and affordable building solution. DuravIlla Homes intends to meet this demand by continuously utilising alternative building materials with low carbon footprint and timber sourced from a sustainability managed forest.


Making our homes available for all to have a modern, comfortable living at an affordable price, thus contributing to the well-being of stakeholders.


To revolutionize the affordable housing industry in the region by deploying technology and innovative methods and resources.


  • Empower our team through the development of an organized, fair, and rewarding learning environment.
  • Building Trust with our customers, employees and suppliers.
  • Gather knowledge and harness innovation.
  • Contribute to our community in Guyana and the region.

Founded by Rafeek Khan in 2009 in Guyana

DuraVilla Homes Guyana, Inc. is a medium-sized privately owned company located in Georgetown, Guyana. DuraVilla is affiliated with a fully integrated group of timber related companies involved in logging, sawmilling, and manufacturing.

DuraVilla has successfully managed a combined customer-portfolio comprising of both local and regional customers. Our project-portfolio includes products and services delivered to individuals, private, and governmental agencies, including the Government of Guyana.

Proudly made in Guyana

The ‘ready-to-build framework’ concept is essentially a prefabricated timber home structure that is assembled by an experienced team specialized in this type of technology.