Rebuilding Haiti Vertical Concrete Mortar Sprayer

Hi Im Jody Smith Owner/ Artisan of I wanted to share this video with all of my fellow artisans and friends. I was asked to put this video together by Nolan Scheid a friend of mine and owner of I really enjoyed putting together this video and felt that it was the least I could do. I personally want to thank everyone involved in the rebuilding of Haiti. When I received all the footage and pictures it really hit home that so many people are in need of help in Haiti and all over the World. Below you will find all of the details on this great project, God Bless you all!

Stucco Sprayers Rebuilding Haiti, Building a Stucco Wall With Structural Concrete Insulated Panels

On March 31st April 4th, Steve Shirley and a bus load of volunteers with 19 Bible School students, Pastors and members traveled to Haiti to rebuild the first phase of the walls that had fallen in the Quake. Over 600 linear ft of them fell during the earthquake in January and there is no security at the compound. They took 100 4′ x 8′ foam panels with welded wire mesh on each side and 1000 bags of 94 lb special cement/sand mix already prepared from the local cement company here in Santo Domingo for the first phase.

First they cleaned off the old footing and dug 2 foot deep holes every 12′ to place columns. Each
column was made of 2 pieces of 2.5″ by 2.5″ angle iron welded together in a z form. In 4 days
they were able to put up 228′ feet and plaster both sides of the walls. The next phase is approximately 400′. If you would like to help, contact Steve at

or visit his website at

Ron Brian is the missionary living on site and supervising the rebuilding if you would like more information you can contact him at

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Comment by Jody Smith on May 23, 2010 at 6:27am
I think these type of building materials could really help in many areas of our craft!


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