31 May '17, 12pm

Nonprofit teaches communities how to build homes out of straw, clay and soil

Nonprofit teaches communities how to build homes out of straw, clay and soil

Emily Niehaus was working as a loan officer when she see realized that there was a need for affordable, sustainable housing options in her community. So she founded Community Rebuilds – a nonprofit that teaches people to build affordable homes out of “dirt cheap” materials like clay , straw and soil . Interns participate in a 5-month program, completing two homes from foundation to finish using sustainable living principles.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nonprofit-teaches-communities-how-to...

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