Rendille Home – Made of USAID Food Bags

From the AfriGadget Flickr Archives. A traditional Rendille home in the deserts of Northern Kenya reuses USAID bags to make their structure.

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Author: Erik Hersman

Erik is the owner of White African, a blog about technology and Africa. He is the co-founder of Zangu, a new web and mobile phone application that he hopes will change communication in Africa. AfriGadget is another web project of his, not that he doesn't have enough of those already...

7 thoughts on “Rendille Home – Made of USAID Food Bags”

  1. Very clever. I’ve seen cement bags being used as tiles – the dust in the bag lining is wet then allowed to dry to literally make hard tiles that are layered on the roofs of temporary houses in slums of Mombasa.

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