Earth Roofs for the Sahel

Earth Roofs for the Sahel trains members of impoverished communities in semi-arid West Africa to build long-lasting, passively cooled earth buildings. The codified, traditional Egyptian Nubian Vault design creates an affordable, locally-sourced, environmentally sustainable built environment; the construction training generates entrepreneurial skills. A self-sustaining market results, which transforms the quality of life and economic capacity of communities.