Rehabilitation

DPDO operates each program with an emphasis on long-term sustainability. Integral to program design is a component to train beneficiaries with the technical and managerial skills necessary to continue activities with lasing value for the community.

DPDO is focusing on the implementation of low-cost technologies for reconstruction of schools.
Stabilized Soil Blocks (SSB) are produced from a mixture of soil and cement formed into large bricks in a hand-operated or hydraulic press. The brick are cured rather than fired. The press machine is available from the Institute for Technological Research in Khartoum. Models for field training and building/site designs are being developed by a specialist, Eldooma Adam, on DPDO’s Executive Committee in Khartoum.

Soil block press machine

Soil block press machine

Model SSB buiding

Model SSB buiding

DPDO is also exploring solar technologies for power and water purification.

Contact: [email protected]