A press which makes building blocks out of a mixture of soil and cement. The press can be used with a wide variety of soil types and can make up to 500 blocks a day. The press can provide income in impoverished communities and provide an inexpensive source of building materials.
The press was designed and distributed by Kickstart International who offers the press for others to distribute as well as run their own program.
Publicly available: yes
Countries where available: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Price range (USD): Contact supplier for quote
Offered or can be licensed for local manufacture: No