Project Somos is an eco-sustainable village in the Central Highlands of Guatemala. This video shows the earthbag construction of the staff housing at the village. Earthbags were also used on other structures in the village.
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CWFqsztMnI&w=560&h=315] We’ve had several reports on Project Somos. This video is their May 2011 update. They’re doing outstanding work and I encourage readers to study their website and learn more about how they are building. Compassion Fruit Society began construction of the eco-sustainable Project Somos Children’s Village near Tecpan, Guatemala. The Village will become … Read more
Project Somos is establishing a village for abandoned and orphaned children in Guatemala near the town of Tecpán. The Village will have seven homes with Guatemalan Foster Mothers raising a household of children. The family homes are being built using earthbag construction. This eco-sustainable Village will use alternative power, and will have organic agriculture & … Read more