Edition 35 - August 2009 Among the basic needs of humanity - food, clothing and shelter - our work embraces shelter. EcoSouth addresses the great housing deficit in southern countries. http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/edition-35-e-magazine-280 2018-07-22T18:51:09+00:00 EcoSur: Concrete Roof Tiles, puzolanic cement, earth houses, ecomaterials paulcoyote@gmail.com Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Post-Mitch reconstruction in Nicaragua 2009-08-21T22:35:43+00:00 2009-08-21T22:35:43+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/edition-35-e-magazine-280/381-post-mitch-reconstruction-in-nicaragua Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ago2009/ocotal_002.redimensionado.jpg" style="margin: 5px; float: left; width: 250px; height: 188px" alt="Reconstrucci&oacute;n post-Mitch en Nicaragua" title="Reconstrucci&oacute;n post-Mitch en Nicaragua" width="250" height="188" />The fifth contribution in the series, Discussing different experiences in reconstruction projects, e-magazine EcoSur, presents a post Hurricane Mitch project in Nicaragua, that built a settlement for 180 families that lost their dwellings in the inundations and landslides provoked by the torrential rains that fell over the north of Nicaragua during the last days of October 1998 <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ago2009/ocotal_002.redimensionado.jpg" style="margin: 5px; float: left; width: 250px; height: 188px" alt="Reconstrucci&oacute;n post-Mitch en Nicaragua" title="Reconstrucci&oacute;n post-Mitch en Nicaragua" width="250" height="188" />The fifth contribution in the series, Discussing different experiences in reconstruction projects, e-magazine EcoSur, presents a post Hurricane Mitch project in Nicaragua, that built a settlement for 180 families that lost their dwellings in the inundations and landslides provoked by the torrential rains that fell over the north of Nicaragua during the last days of October 1998 Learning through play 2009-08-21T22:27:48+00:00 2009-08-21T22:27:48+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/edition-35-e-magazine-280/380-learning-through-play Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <div align="right"> <b>by Kristina Kempis</b><br /> </div> <p> <br /> Hafeni Tsuseb calls the cellphone number of Sippora Kamati, to talk to her about the schedule for the following day. Sippora is the proprietor of one of about 20 kindergartens in Otjiwarongo and Hafeni is one of two employees from the Clay House Project who runs the so called educational trailer. <br /> Sippora&acute;s kindergarten, in the informal settlement of Orwetoveni where the poorest citizens live, was built by the Clay House Project. But Sippora is already busily making new sun dried clay bricks for another classroom, as she wants to extend her kindergarten with a second teacher to include more children. </p> <div align="right"> <b>by Kristina Kempis</b><br /> </div> <p> <br /> Hafeni Tsuseb calls the cellphone number of Sippora Kamati, to talk to her about the schedule for the following day. Sippora is the proprietor of one of about 20 kindergartens in Otjiwarongo and Hafeni is one of two employees from the Clay House Project who runs the so called educational trailer. <br /> Sippora&acute;s kindergarten, in the informal settlement of Orwetoveni where the poorest citizens live, was built by the Clay House Project. But Sippora is already busily making new sun dried clay bricks for another classroom, as she wants to extend her kindergarten with a second teacher to include more children. </p> Key speakers for the 4th EcoMaterials Conference 2009-08-21T22:00:58+00:00 2009-08-21T22:00:58+00:00 http://english.ecosur.org/index.php/edition-35-e-magazine-280/379-key-speakers-for-the-4th-ecomaterials-conference Administrator paulmoreno@gmail.com <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ago2009/bayamo_002.jpg" style="margin: 5px; float: left; width: 250px; height: 249px" alt="Conferencistas para EcoMateriales 4" title="Conferencistas para EcoMateriales 4" width="250" height="249" />Four months in advance, an impressing number of people have confirmed their participation for the four days&nbsp; of the <b>4th EcoMaterials Conference</b> in Bayamo, Cuba.&nbsp; For the main sessions there are 14 key note speakers from 8 countries and more than 70 presenters from 16 countries. The scientific committee has made a first selection of the contributions and divided them into lectures and posters and the placement into the different themes during the three days of deliberations. It is planned to hand the proceedings to all the participants upon their arrival in Havanna on Sunday November 22.&nbsp; <img src="http://www.ecosur.org/images/stories/ago2009/bayamo_002.jpg" style="margin: 5px; float: left; width: 250px; height: 249px" alt="Conferencistas para EcoMateriales 4" title="Conferencistas para EcoMateriales 4" width="250" height="249" />Four months in advance, an impressing number of people have confirmed their participation for the four days&nbsp; of the <b>4th EcoMaterials Conference</b> in Bayamo, Cuba.&nbsp; For the main sessions there are 14 key note speakers from 8 countries and more than 70 presenters from 16 countries. The scientific committee has made a first selection of the contributions and divided them into lectures and posters and the placement into the different themes during the three days of deliberations. It is planned to hand the proceedings to all the participants upon their arrival in Havanna on Sunday November 22.&nbsp;