Today’s post is about another low cost housing project in Haiti. Lower walls are ‘earth logs’ made with soil-filled filter fabric. Fabric is placed inside wood forms, filled with local soil and pinned closed. Earthbags are stacked on top.

Earthbag Houses in Petite Goave, Haiti

Earthbag Houses in Petite Goave, Haiti

“The Foundation of St. Peter has started building houses out of the rubble in Haiti. We help families rebuild their own homes through the Earthbag program adapted for Haiti. It supplies homes, work and shelter for as many people as we can raise a sponsor for. Cost for materials for one home: $500”

Foundation of St. Peter
More photos


Earthbag Houses in Petite Goave, Haiti — 1 Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.