Turning Shipping containers into Homes
<ul><li>Most Mexicans are living below the poverty line or are low class  </li></ul><ul><li>Most of these people are homel...
 
<ul><li>Those containers could easily be shipped down south to countries (Mexico) </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 11 people are liv...
<ul><li>The main reason to provide homes for undeveloped nations is because of the vast number of people who die every yea...
<ul><li>The bar graph shows the preventable causes of death in Mexico annually </li></ul><ul><li>Poor sanitation, bad wate...
 
<ul><li>Dark red patches are areas living off less then $2 a day  </li></ul><ul><li>These are the people who need homes  <...
Children who lost their homes to a hurricane
References  <ul><li>&quot;CIA worldfact book - Mexico.&quot;  CIA worldfact book - Mexico . 09 Oct. 2008. Central Intellig...
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Transforming old unused shipping containers into homes for people who need them living in Mexico

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0865990 Shipping Container Homes

  1. 1. Turning Shipping containers into Homes
  2. 2. <ul><li>Most Mexicans are living below the poverty line or are low class </li></ul><ul><li>Most of these people are homeless </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Those containers could easily be shipped down south to countries (Mexico) </li></ul><ul><li>1 in 11 people are living without a home </li></ul><ul><li>The containers can withstand water and wind damage, conditions found in Mexico </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>The main reason to provide homes for undeveloped nations is because of the vast number of people who die every year due to a preventable cause. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of us are lucky to have clean water, proper sewage disposal and insect free homes. </li></ul><ul><li>The houses will contain a bedroom, living room and bathroom area as well as a separate area for the kitchen. </li></ul><ul><li>The process is relatively simple; adding slabs of drywall to differentiate between rooms and adding a simple pipe line to run the clean water. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>The bar graph shows the preventable causes of death in Mexico annually </li></ul><ul><li>Poor sanitation, bad water and poor housing (totalling 425 000 deaths) can all be prevented by proper housing </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Dark red patches are areas living off less then $2 a day </li></ul><ul><li>These are the people who need homes </li></ul><ul><li>Recycled homes looks to target these people </li></ul>
  7. 9. Children who lost their homes to a hurricane
  8. 10. References <ul><li>&quot;CIA worldfact book - Mexico.&quot; CIA worldfact book - Mexico . 09 Oct. 2008. Central Intelligence Agency. 14 Oct. 2008 <https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/mx.html>. </li></ul><ul><li>CNN, ed. &quot;Shipping Containers Recycled as Homes.&quot; Shipping Containers Recycled as Homes . 06 Aug. 2006. YouTube. 14 Oct. 2008 <http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvcue_yphdg>.Doors to </li></ul><ul><li>Diplomacy. &quot;Images of Poverty.&quot; Image Gallery . 2006. Fight Poverty. 14 Oct. 2008 <http://http://www.fightpoverty.mmbrico.com/gallery/gallery.html>. </li></ul>
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