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Ongoing projects:

Women in Construction

Districts: All across Nepal   Partner: SPRING Accelerator
In partnership with SPRING we are supporting women entrepreneurs in Nepal. To date we have empowered 25+ women to start building safe, affordable homes in their communities! Read more >>

Beautiful, safe, new homes in Lele!

Partner: Samaritan’s Purse
In partnership with Samaritan’s Purse we have supported 8 vulnerable families to build beautiful, safe, new Interlocking Brick homes in Lele, Lalitpur! Watch the video above to learn more!


Entrepreneurship driven reconstruction

Districts: Gorkha, Dhading, Sindhupalchowk, Rasuwa & Nuwakot
Together with Practical Action we are supporting a growing number of CSEB enterprises in Nepal. The project has a unique focus to strengthen the supply chain of sustainable construction materials!


Building houses for most vulnerable!

Partner: Tibet Relief Fund
“Everybody says my new house looks beutiful and strong” – Nigmbuti Sherpa, 40 y/o single mother. We believe every family has the right to a safe home. Thank you Tibet Relief fund for a great partnership!

NABIN – Reducing climate impact by construction sector in Nepal!

Partners: Nordic Climate Facility, Practical Action & Dan Church Aid
An ambitious project to establish 100 CSEB enterprises, replacing fired bricks and reducing Co2 emissions in Nepal construction sector

Rebuilding with Oxfam, MANK & JGSS

Districts: 5 earthquake affected districts
We are expanding our work as technical partner to Oxfam in Nepal, providing machines, training and technical support to start construction with Interlocking Bricks (CSEB) in 4 more villages!

Building CSEB model village!

Partner: Chaudhary Foundation
Together with Chaudhary Foundation we are working to build a model village of 70 earthquake resilient, sustainable, new homes in a internally displaced community (IDP) in Giranchaur, Sindhupalchowk!

Rebuilding 130 houses in Thokarpha!

Partner: Caritas Nepal
Together with Caritas Nepal we are working to help the families in this ward rebuild all 130 houses. A real grass roots level project initiated by recently elected ward chairperson Netra Karki!

Building school, community hall & houses

Partner: Global Inclusive Adventure (GIA)
Together with GIA we are working in community driven project to rebuild safe, sustainable school, community hall and houses in Bhotenamlang, Sindhupalchowk!

Houses for vulnerable families

Partner: Samaritan’s Purse Nepal
We are working to build houses in Lele, Lalitpur, for vulnerable families together with Samaritan’s Purse Nepal. Soon all 8 houses will be completed!

Building sustainable CSEB school!

District: Nuwakot
In this project we are working with CETOP to build an innovative, sustainable, earthquake resistant school in Jhyanglang, Nuwakot. Now the community are building their houses as well!

Building CSEB community hall in Sojhe!

Partners: Oxfam in Nepal & Lumanti
Together with Oxfam and Lumanti Support Group for Shelter we are building a new sustainable, earthquake resistant community hall in Sojhe, Sankhu, Kathmandu valley.

Sustainable Earth Brick Health post!

District: Sindhupalchowk
In this project we are working with Sweden Nepal Society to build an earthquake resistant CSEB health post in Thokarpha, Sindhupalchowk. The construction is soon completed!

Building School with Survivors Nepal!

District: Sindhupalchowk
In this ambitious project we are working with Survivors Nepal to build an earthquake resistant model school in neighbouring ward of Thokarpha, Sindhupalchowk.

Building traditional architecture

Partners: We Help Nepal Network & Mitchell Silver
Above Godavari, overlooking the Katmandu valley, lies Kot Danda. We are working  to rebuild houses in traditional architecture. 8 houses are built and more families are starting to build soon!

Earth Brick Houses - Nepal 2017

Rebuilding houses in Majihigaun

Partners: Tuki Nepal, Carpe Vitam and several others. 
In Majhigaun we are working with Community driven reconstruction. The villagers are building their own homes with Earth Bricks. 24 homes are finished and now we are supporting to build 23 more.

Reconstruction in Thokarpa

Partners: READ Nepal & Samsung
Thokarpa is rebuilding! A three storey library is completed and we are now in process of building a new health post and 130 houses in owner driven reconstruction !

Community reconstruction in Dandagaun

Partner: Tenri University Volunteer association & Tenrikyo Overseas Student Association
In Dandagaun, the community has taken the reconstruction in their own hands. We have set-up a machine and trained and now they are rebuilding their own homes and village.

Building healthpost & school in Jyamrung

Partners: Tuki Nepal, Af Jochnick, Rotary Tegnér, Lions Tingsryd, Nepali association of Oregon, Volunteers of Tenri University. 
In Jyamrung we have built a health post, houses and are soon completing the construction of a new school with 11 classrooms.

Rebuilding safe, new schools in Jyamrung

Partner: Hope4Nepal & Tukee Nepal Samaj
We are building 3 Earth Brick schools. All 3 schools will soon be completed and our local earth brick entrepreneur has started building houses already!

Completed projects:

Rebuilding with Oxfam in Nepal

Districts: 5 earthquake affected districts
We are working as technical partner to Oxfam in Nepal, starting reconstruction with CSEB in 11 villages across Lalitpur, Dhading, Nuwakot, Sindhupalchowk and Gorkha districts!

save the children 2017 NepalReconstruction with Save the Children

Districts: Nuwakot, Sindupalchowk, Dolakha and Gorkha

Build up Nepal is working as reconstruction partner to Save the Children in 5 villages. We are training local communities and building model houses – empowering them to rebuild their own villages with Interlocking Bricks.

New Earth Brick school in Bakhang!

Partner: Tibet Relief Fund
“The new school is warm and bright. I love studying, playing and singing songs” – Sonam Sherpa, 4th grade. Access to safe education is a human right. Thank you Tibet Relief fund for a great partnership!

Community center in Kalleri, Dhading

Partners: Yogdaan Foundation & Tampa Bay Nepalese
Build up Nepal is serving as reconstruction partner for Yogdaan foundation in the building of a community hall with CSEB and supporting local Earth Brick entrepreneurs.

Building homes for the poor

Partner: Raleigh International      District: Gorkha
We serve as the implementation partner for Raleigh international in their program to teach poor families to build their own homes. A program with a unique mix of entrepreneurship and international volunteers in three villages in Gorkha.


CSEB school & entrepreneurs in Mulabari

Partners: AusNep foundation & Volvo employees’ development fund
In Mulabari, Gorkha, we have successfully built a primary school from Earth Bricks with 5 classrooms!!


 Training partner for Bakrang, Gorkha

Partner: Village of Light
We worked as training partner for Village of Light in the successful reconstruction of the primary school in Bakrang. Village of Light and the local people worked well together and the school was completed in December. The locals have just begun to rebuild their own houses.

Earth Brick reconstruction

CSEB enterprise in Mucchok, Gorkha.

Partner: IM & MADE                    District: Gorkha
Together with Swedish INGO IM we are providing machine, training the locals and building an agriculture collection center. Thereafter we will form a CSEB enterprise and continue building houses through local entrepreneurship.

Earth Brick school in Sharamtaly

Partner: Open Hands
We have been working as the local partner for Open Hands to rebuild an Earth Brick school in Sharamthaly, Kavre district.

NFNEarth Brick school in Mandali, Gorkha

Partner: Nepali for Nepali
We have worked as technical and machine partner for Nepali for Nepali in the reconstruction of the 3 classrooms Mandali village school. The children are enjoying their new school!

Interlocking Brick Masonry - Nepal 2017

Training and school reconstruction in Jiri

Partner: Face to Face Nepal
In beautiful Jiri, Dolakha, we have served as training partner for Face to Face Nepal. We have set up an Earth Brick press and trained the local community – now they have completed building a 5 classroom school!

Earth Brick training in Ravi Opi

Partner: Shiva Charity
In Ravi Opi we are working as partner to Shiva Charity. We have set up a CSEB machine and trained the local community in Earth Brick production and earthquake resistant construction. Now they are building their own houses!

Rebuild Safe Nepal

Rebuilding in Lubhu – in the valley!

Partner: Rebuild Safe Nepal
We work as technical partner to Kathmandu valley based social venture Rebuild Safe Nepal. We have provided machine and the local entrepreneurs are supplying bricks and building houses across KTM valley!

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Earth Brick training in Karki Gaun

Partners: Sahayatri Nepal, Katrin Hintermeier
In Karki Gaun, Nuwakot the villagers have learned to make their own bricks. We served as the training and machine partner in this village.