At the very heart of the Rebuild for Change initiative, and indeed Nepali culture, lies the household with its integral role as both family-home, economic foundation and lifetime investment.
Creasion will build affordable earthquake-proof homes for 50 families in Manegaun, Burunchuli - all based on Natural building principles focusing primarily on Compressed Stabilized Cement Block (CSEB) technology.
Advantages of CSCB
- Earthquake resistant.
The bricks are reinforced by iron rebar inside the wall, both horizontally and vertically, making it highly earthquake resistant.
- Local material & opportunities
The bricks are made in the village using only Sand, Aggregates and cement. It also creates opportunities for local entrepreneurs.
The villagers can make their own bricks saving cost and creating local jobs
- Eco friendly.
90% less CO2 emissions compared to fired bricks!
VIDYA (education) has always been a core principle with Creasion.
However, Creasion approaches education in a distinctive manner where the creative ability to analyse and question outweighs traditional methods of memorization - imparting the values of logic and critical thinking.
We believe in the creation of an analytically aware youth to inspire individual unfoldment while countering prejudice and prejudgement.
provide local communities with soft loans for small and medium enterprises (SME’s) – be it livestock, poultry farming, goat rearing or shopkeeping or to improve the existing ones ; the loans will be disbursed through an agro-based cooperative that will be created.
provide different types of tourism and hospitality related trainings to develop the community’s capacity to accommodate tourist in their houses. research viable options to strengthen and promote the Homestay locally and internationally.
Agriculture/Livestock bank/ Free Range animals
- Trainings/ Capacity Building
- Infrastructure Development
- Soft Loans
- Community Engagement
- Introduction of New Technologies
Small/Medium Scale Enterprises
Engage the community in:
- Pickle and Jam
- Beauty Parlours
- Grocery stores
Creasion, in partnership with RCJM, Alka Hospital of Lalitpur, and Tilganga Eye Hospital, organises regular health camps at Burunchuli.
- Regular health check ups
- Nutrition and health diets
- Health card to every household
- Local midwife training
Creasion will provide new toilets to those who need improvement in their health and sanitation conditions and spread awareness through training programs.
Creasion will also repair and improve the condition of already existing water-sources for drinking, construction of a pipe for irrigation.
In order to secure the needs of our local community, and realising our own vision for sustainability, we are introducing several approaches to alternative energy.
Introducing improved cooking-stoves, to reduce the use firewood for cooking purposes which causes emission of gases, harmful to human health and environment alike.
implementing cost-effective solar power technologies for the street lighting system.
Over half the population of Nepal lacks the basic knowledge of what constitutes good hygiene practice. Only 37% of people in Nepal wash their hands with water and just 12% use soap.
As our survey strongly suggests, we will build 2 pandheros (community based bathing and washing facilities) with attached bathroom, that would function as pillars for local women. Empowering women empowers all aspects of community.
We will construct a Multifunctional Community Centre, based entirely on our Natural Building Principles, complete with a library, musical instruments and sporting-goods, where the Early Childhood Development Centre (ECDC) and all the other trainings will take place during our project. (See: Education and Socio-Economic Development.)
Park & Paved Pathways
We will renovate the green area of the village, equipping it with benches in order to transform it into a public garden, or small park. We will furthermore pave the walking paths of the village, as a further means to integrate the community in the daily life. When designing these facilities we keep both tourist and the community in mind - especially children.