Tag Archives: construction

Report: Survey Finds Haiti’s Construction Sector is Improving

…only Haitian entrepreneurs can break the cycle of aid and poverty. Continue reading

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Sustainability – Backwards Thinking for Poverty

I wonder if sustainability might be misconstrued by those providing assistance to the developing nations. Continue reading

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With 7 Billion People – There is a World Full of Shovels

Shovels on the ground around the world We have hit the 7 billion mark for people on the planet. In honor of this milestone, here are 7 videos that demonstrate that there are billions who still rely on this poor … Continue reading

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Escape from the Ant Farm – Trapped in Poor Reconstruction Thinking

We find the teamwork and ingenuity fascinating, so we share our findings with our friends. Continue reading

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Construction creates jobs – Build the Concrete Supply Chain

CementTrust suggests that investing in the concrete construction supply chain should be the first step in any infrastructure development plan. Continue reading

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Tofu Construction starts at the foundation and ends in disaster

With “Tofu Construction” you get a structure that may not withstand the next disaster. Continue reading

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Washington DC earthquake is a different story from the Haiti quake

Today the earth shook in Washington DC and we sent around images of a lawn chair on our social networks, just for fun… Continue reading

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Poverty strikes again – What is wrong with concrete construction for the poor

Concrete should be the focus of international development programs and must not be ignored Continue reading

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The Shovels of Disaster – Millions of Yard just waiting to fail…

We don’t blame the volunteers, the sponsors or the recipients of this service. We Blame the Shovels Continue reading

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Michael Capponi takes development skills to Jacmel, Haiti

Mr. Capponi has the talent, tenacity and resources to make this plan happen… Continue reading

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