World Kid’s Foundation in Nicaragua

This post is quoted from the World Kids Foundation site. The next and perhaps most important step is the need to erect a building site. We are planning to use the earth bag construction method. In most cases, materials for earth bag construction is inexpensive, abundant and accessible. Rice bags and barbed wire are readily … Read more

Witch’s Rock Surf Camp in Costa Rica

Today’s post is quoted from the Zephyr Eco website. Zephyr Eco is a project dedicated to self education and providing solutions for sustainable living. These include sustainable construction, organic farming, and free trade relationships. I have built many structures over the years. It started when I was about 25 or so, and my father and … Read more

Earthbag Network Forum

We just got a notice from the Earthbag Network Forum that “the downtime with our website has been fixed and we hope you’ll stop back. I’d like to thank the programmers who donated their time to fix the problem as our budget for the site is fitting for a website about low cost building methods! … Read more

Earthbag Trainer Needed in Peru

My name is Carmen Mauk, and I run a non-profit, Pisco Sin Fronteras, in Peru. We have been working here since 2007 when an 8.0 earthquake devastated the region. Thousands of families are still living in tents and unfortunately, the Peruvian government hasn’t been forthcoming in supporting reconstruction efforts. We are introducing earthbag building to … Read more

Earthbag Building Blog 3rd Anniversary

This week is the 3rd anniversary of Earthbag Building Blog. A lot has happened this past year, and our blog continues to grow in content and readership. There are now 335 posts and well over 1,000 comments. Thanks for your support. We love hearing about your earthbag projects and hope you will continue sharing information … Read more

Happier International: Sustainable Housing in Haiti

Here’s a new project I just found. Full text is below. This is all I know at this time. Their website doesn’t provide any more info. Please let us know if you hear of more details. Since January 2010 Happier International has been focusing on the current housing issues in Haiti. Our goal is not … Read more