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I made a comment on Facebook  recently stating how much I love to work with cob more than any other earth building method. Here’s a selection of techniques and my impressions which help me decide which method to use in a specific location: Earthbags We’ve built Earthbag foundations  in Canada (OUR Ecovillage ), Tanzania and […]

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What does it take to get a building project off the ground in Bafut, Cameroon? What will be our most successful ways to share knowledge and skills? How can we work with the local community and have different interest groups meet and move together? These and other questions are my focus at this time of […]

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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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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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