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Training of Masons and Community Members on Construction of Shelters with Lime Stabilized Soil

This model focuses on capacity building of masons and community members to build/rebuild shelters by using lime. The training provides technical guidance and skills to build disaster resilient shelters with the lime stablized soil

Objectives:

The objectives of this training are to:

  • Provide guidance on construction with lime stabilized soil in flood prone areas.
  • Provide technical assistance to villagers to conduct soil test and trial mixes that will be stable under water
  • Promote use of lime in construction of shelters, as it is cost effective in comparison with cement and more stable under water.

Methodology:

The training is conducted at site in a target village and includes:

  • Technical presentation on use of lime.
  • Demonstration of required material and procedures.
  • Conduction of trial mixes
  • Practical group work on tests, mixes etc.
  • Development of samples of mixes to be tested under water.
  • Follow up and feed back after certain period.

Training Contents:

  • Pre and post test.
  • Use of lime & its benefits
  • Construction with lime stabilized soil with reference to flood resilient shelter.
  • Soil tests.
  • Test mixes.
  • Practicals of soil tests.
  • Practical of test mixes.
  • Development of samples of trial mixes to be tested under water for strength.
  • Feed back and follow up.

Training Duration:

06 day