Mandel's house, built out of used tires, recycled bottles and mud with the help and instruction of Qala Phelang Tala in Springfontein, South Africa.
Mandel inside his house.
Mandel's bed and a side table he constructed from recycled materials.
Gift, a student and member of Qala Phelang Tala, inside Mandel's house.
Mandel outside his house in Springfontein.
Tires also provide a place to lounge.
A bench made up of Eco Bricks, which are plastic bottles filled with trash.
Students at the Boitekong Protective Workshop for Mental Health in Bloemfontein.
An example of bench building using mud, recycled bottles and old tires.
Women at Boitekong in Bloemfontein create beautiful purses out of thread and used plastic bags. They sell the bags to raise money for the center.
Two women working with Qala Phelang Tala to build a sustainable mud structure at an orphanage in Bloemfontein.