“In the summer of 2010, Konbit Shelter partnered with the Mango Grower’s Association of Leogane, in the village of Bigones, Barrier Jeudi, to create a multi room community center. We returned in December to construct a one family house. By sourcing all materials within Haiti, and raising money to hire a crew of builders from the community, we are able to bring the kind of assistance that promotes the local economy, creates jobs, and builds valuable skill sets.
Konbit Shelter: Call for Volunteers
Here’s an update from the Konbit Shelter group who’s finishing their dome in Haiti. Way to go team! Now they’re calling for volunteers to finish a prototype in Pennsylvania (see details below). “Moses, Craig, and myself left Haiti about a week and a half ago. The final week there was so frantic and felt so … Read more
Super Adobe Dome Construction in Braddock, PA
Here’s an interesting video by Konbit Shelter showing how they make a cement stabilized soil mixture with a hand-operated mixer. Konbit Shelter home page Video credit: Sucka Pants