The Roche Health Center is a zero-energy health center being constructed by local villagers using no power tools in rural Tanzania. This project is being developed by the Village Life Outreach Project (www.villagelifeoutreach.org) and the Shirati Health, Education and Development Foundation in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati School of Architecture and Interior Design.
To find out more or to donate, go to www.villagelifeoutreach.org
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Pit latrine underway
UC Environmental engineering student Bryant just returned from a trip to the Roche site where he led the construction of our first on-site pit latrine. The bricks are curved ISSB. The top slab is now being formed and the shed will follow.