$5,000 Earthbag House in Senegal

“My name is Cheikh Pape Cissé, I am a former Peace Corps volunteer and now a community developer in Illinois. I first got interested in earthbag building in 2009 when I was researching ways to build a home for low … Continue reading →

More Earthbag Houses in Malawi

We’ve published several blog posts about earthbag houses in Malawai over the years. The big news in this most recent story is an NGO has created a fund for ongoing construction of earthbag houses in flood prone areas. They’ve realized … Continue reading →

On the Road in India: American NGO workers build low cost houses in Madurai

Another media report about our earthbag project in India. We’ve managed to get in the newspaper or TV every day this week. Channel News7 Tamil said they will produce a half hour show very soon with full coverage of the … Continue reading →

Buildbag — Earthbag in the Netherlands

“The Buildbag Philosophy According the United Nations it is estimated that approximately 1,6 billion people live in substandard housing and 100 million people are homeless globally, due to poverty, wars and natural disasters. Moreover, we have an ever-growing world population. … Continue reading →

In Milo, a home is built with the Earth

“MILO, Maine — An unusual home is being raised in a Milo neighborhood populated with average suburban homes. Teacher and mother of one Kara Taheny is using polypropylene earthbags to create a bio-benign, passive home that’s made with bags filled … Continue reading →

Rebuilding Gaza with Earthbag Homes

The following article was written by Meinhaj Hussain. 8/11/2014 Meinhaj Hussain, m.hussain@grandestrategy.com “So Gaza has suffered and is suffering massive targeted genocide. Large swathes of Gaza look like Dresden. How can we rebuild with a blockade? Earthbag houses may be … Continue reading →