|Builders Without Borders
119 Main Street
Kingston, NM 88042
Builders Without Borders (BWB) is an international network of ecological builders who form partnerships with communities and organizations around the world to create affordable housing from local materials and to work together for a sustainable future. They believe the solution to homelessness is not merely housing, but a local population trained to provide housing for themselves. BWB is a project of NetWorks Productions, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and is PAKSBAB's fiscal sponsor.
1111 Civic Drive, Suite 130
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
CAD Masters is an Autodesk Gold Partner delivering complete Autodesk software solutions, an Autodesk Government Specialist, an Authorized Training Center, an Autodesk Certification Center, a Civil 3D Implementation Certified Expert, and a member of the Autodesk Developer Network. Their award winning services include software, hardware and network support, training and curriculum, technical support, engineering, and data/GIS. CAD Masters generously provides PAKSBAB with technical support and hardware donations for our staff.
|California Straw Building Association
P.O. Box 1293
Angels Camp, CA 95222
California Straw Building Association (CASBA) is a non-profit organization whose members are designers, contractors, owner builders, and people interested in straw building. Their mission is to further the practice of straw building by exchanging current information and practical experience, promoting and conducting research and testing, and making that body of knowledge available to working professionals and the public at large.
|Colorado Straw Bale Association
115 S. Colorado St.
Gunnison, CO 81230
Colorado Straw Bale Association (COSBA) is a non-profit group committed to expanding and sharing knowledge, experience and techniques for straw bale and sustainable building. They promote quality building practices and serve as a resource for building professionals and homeowners. COSBA is also the host of the September 2012 International Straw Builder's Conference in Estes Park, Colorado and is sponsoring the attendance of PAKSBAB's COO from Pakistan.
|Engineers Without Borders - Denmark
Skt. Annae Plads 16, 1
Engineers Without Borders - Denmark (EWB-DK) is a branch of the humanitarian organization Engineers Without Borders - International. They provide technological and humanitarian aid to projects that alleviate human suffering and fight poverty, such as access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation, and emergency shelter to people in disaster affected areas. PAKSBAB is collaborating with EWB-DK to build houses for flood displaced families from Kohistan, Pakistan.
10551 Wilshire Blvd. #904
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Spinal Cord Injury Project for Pakistan Earthquake Rehabilitation (SCIPPER) is a network of individuals and organizations working towards the rehabilitation of survivors paralyzed during the 2005 Pakistan earthquake. SCIPPER supports and sponsors SCI patients and their families by providing food, medical care and supplies, and stipends for caretakers and educational purposes. They are also funding the construction of PAKSBAB's homes adapted for the disabled.