Building Trust International is offering a hands-on participatory workshop in Laos this April/May, where volunteers will gain experience in sustainable building techniques and design, while helping to save endangered indigenous bears. The project will have a huge benefit to the local community as well as local wildlife, and volunteers will gain an insight into a number of building techniques and architectural styles. Work will take place in the protected Tat Kuang Si Park,  alongside the internationally acclaimed Free the Bears Fund Rescue Centre, which rescues and cares for moon bears that are often captured for traditional medicine. The building project will be the construction of a new, sustainably built merchandise store, which will enable FTB to sell items to fund their ongoing bear protection efforts.

The build workshop takes place from Sat 18th April – Sat 2nd May 2015, and there are limited spaces available, so sign up soon!

+ Building Trust International

+ Free the Bears

Images from Building Trust International and Free the Bears‘ Facebook pages

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