Rebuilding Haiti Together Sustainably.

Partnership with EWB

Partnership: Engineers Without Borders

Since our founding last March, Barrels of Hope has created a partnership with the University of Florida chapter of Engineers Without Borders to verify our construction method against hurricane and…

Partnership: Engineers Without Borders
Demo Build & Fundraiser

Demonstration Build & Fundraiser – Almost finished!

Over the last couple months we’ve been building our demo earthbag shelter. This project is to educate the local community about the Earthbag Shelters we are building in Haiti for…

Demonstration Build & Fundraiser – Almost finished!
BOH day 2: day of firsts

BOH day 2: day of firsts

Climbing the old Jeep to 4,000 feet we arrived in the morning to a beautiful spot for our first earthbag demonstration shelter on the Wynne Farm in Kenscoff. Within the hour…

BOH day 2: day of firsts


Download our Booklet to learn all about us!

May 13th, 2011

Download our BoH Booklet to learn about what we’re doing.

Featured in the Fine Print

February 19th, 2011

Read the article here and be sure to pick up a paper copy around Gainesville.


Barrels of Hope, a project of the Heart of Florida Chapter of the USGBC, is working to build earth-bag houses in Haiti. Our mission is to assist in the rebuilding efforts in Haiti in the wake of the devastating earthquake of January 2010 that left over 200,000 people dead and forced just as many to live in tent cities... READ MORE

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