Give Young Nepalis the Chance to Take Back Their Own Country

“Stand on a Kathmandu street corner and meet the smartest, most talented young men and women you’ll ever run into, all determined to get their country back on its feet after a catastrophic earthquake. Hike into the mountains and meet … Continue reading →

School in Phulping, Sindhupalchok District, Nepal Retrofitted with Earthbags

The first of its kind earthbag school in Nepal has steel posts embedded inside an earthbag wall. The steel framed school was retrofitted with 3-meter long heavy duty polypropylene earthbag tubes filled with soil. … Continue reading →

Strawmark Strawbale Homes Survive Another Major Earthquake in NZ

Email to Strawmark Homes: Hello. Did your strawbale homes survive the recent earthquakes in New Zealand okay? We’ve profiled your homes in two past articles on our Natural Building Blog. Thanks, Owen … Continue reading →

Mulkharka School Earthbag Rebuilding Project – Nepal

MULKHARKA SCHOOL EARTHBAG REBUILDING PROJECT from YuCha on Vimeo. “This short film by YuCha shows the post-earthquake reconstruction of the school of Mulkharka, a small village in the district of Sindhupalchok, Nepal, using the earthbag technique. YuCha works in partnership … Continue reading →

Samaritan’s Purse Planning 500 Earthbag Houses in Nepal

“Nepal’s April 2015 earthquake destroyed 91 of the 97 homes in Kumari Maya Tamang’s village a two-hour drive on bumpy and winding dirt roads from Kathmandu. … Continue reading →