Every program comes to an end and a good ending is a celebration of accomplishment and recognition of the participants. Our Eco-building community courses had their closing celebration on April 11 at Alegnwi Community hall. It was an afternoon of memories of our time spent together working at various projects. There were images of work, […]

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I had no idea how important participating in the International women’s day celebrations would be, until I asked my women building group: “what about women’s day?” and they all started talking with excitement. It was as though they’d been waiting for the question. Yes they wanted to march! They would need a banner. And what […]

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Did you know that countless women in Africa cook the family meals on 3-stone fires? I don’t have statistics, but I see the evidence all around us both in the city of Bamenda and when we go to the Village. I have mentioned building improved wood stoves frequently since our arrival here, and many women […]

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Get your hands into some good African Earth! Inviting Natural builders to come and help build our first buildings at Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage , Bafut, Cameroon. It’s time to build something this dry season: we have plenty of good building earth, raffia and access to wood. Come and help create a small cabin as a […]

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A house for Serena Dewakuku

On December 8, 2013 By

Today I saw this call for support and want to help spread the word. In 2009 I had the great pleasure to go to Hopiland in Arizona and work with Lillian Hill and Hopi Tutskwa Permaculture to start the construction of a house for Lilian’s Mother Serena. I was touched by the community spirit and […]

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