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Zero Carbon School Rooms: Co-Built Classrooms for Immediate Use

INTRODUCTION:

Millions of people are without any cover after four and half
months of a major flood disaster in Pakistan. Although
much has been done with emergency supplies and provision of
tents but most remain in a state of desperation. Similarly school
children almost in Sindh are also bereft of any school buildings.
It is estimated that over 22,000 original school buildings in
Singh are partially or fully damaged and can no longer be used
for holding classes. Thus school going children in the provincce
have been without any learing possibilties for the last several
months. If the poor state of education because of COVID
closures and the usual ghost school sydrome is added to the
problem, it would seem that several million children have suffered
throughout this period and are today without a smattering
of learning. Do they have any chance of survival in the competitive
21st century?

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posted 18d ago

1 million Households - Building Sustainable Communities, Immediate Recovery/Rehabilitation

Click the following link to view the PowerPoint presentation:
One Million Shelters Presentation

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posted 50d ago

Pakistan Flood 2022 - 1 million Households, Building Sustainable Communities Immediate Recovery/Rehabilitation

Heritage Foundation and the Bank of Punjab hosted a press conference at a five-star hotel, to throw light on Heritage Foundation’s endeavours for a Zero-Carbon Alternative Model to build sustainable communities and rehabilitate one million households. The media showed up in large numbers for the conference. With Arif Bahalim performing the duties of MC, the speakers included Prof. Yasmeen Lari, CEO Heritage Foundation Pakistan, Dani and Ramu from Pono Colony Village Mirpurkhas, Safeeyah Moosa, CEO Spiritual Chords/Dadabhoy Foundation and Zafar Masud, CEO Bank of Punjab.

Pakistan Flood 2022 - 1 million Households, Building Sustainable Communities Immediate Recovery/Rehabilitation

posted 55d ago

Earthquake proof shelter training for Islamic Relief employees and community representatives from Harnai Balochistan

A 3-day extensive training was conducted at HF’s Zero Carbon Cultural Centre (ZC3), Makli. Where 7 trainees from Islamic Relief and 9 trainees from representatives of local community from Harnai, Balochistan participated. Some of them were skilled masons, therefore it was beneficial for them to learn zero carbon construction technique and add to their expertise & experience. Training was conducted by HF’s Master Trainer Mr. Naheem Shah and Senior Architect Ashfaq Ahmed. Participants were energized and thrilled at learning such valuable techniques and methods of building earthquake resilient structures using detailed step-by-step demonstrations from online video tutorials along with printed drawings and banners.

Earthquake proof shelter training for Islamic Relief employees and community representatives from Harnai Balochistan

posted 74d ago

Climate Volunteers

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posted 91d ago