4 results for tag: Theo Huitema


Theo Talks Episode 22: Theo Weathers the Storm

Are the autumn drizzles getting you down? We’ve got something that help you though this difficult time! It’s rainy season in Haiti and even our ever-sunny SOIL Regional Director Theo Huitema is not immune from a “few” rain drops. Join Theo as he weathers a nasty Caribbean storm out of his house (built in a former SOIL compost bin) at the SOIL farm in Limonade. Some former weather proofing of this compost bin-turned-house might be in order! We hope you enjoy this short video and then take a few minutes to check out the full Theo Talks series.

Theo Talks Episode 20: Pouring Rain

Join SOIL’s charismatic Regional Director Theo Huitema on another adventure. In Theo Talks Episode 20, Theo uses a midday rainstorm as a chance to give you a glimpse of how quickly floodwater builds up during a late summer storm. This Theo Talks episode will have you cheering for the potential for "trees growing with the compost of SOIL" to fight further soil erosion. We hope you enjoy this short video and then take a few minutes to check out the full Theo Talks series.

Theo Talks Episode 16: Heaps, Heaps, and Heaps of Children

Join SOIL’s charismatic Regional Director Theo Huitema as he shares a laugh with the "heaps and heaps and heaps" of children in Shada (where SOIL has been working for many years to expand access to ecological sanitation). In this short adventure a kid hops a ride in a suitcase careening through Cap-Haitiens narrow streets. Moments like this make us so grateful to work in such a vibrant and resilient community. Check out the entire Theo Talks series here

Theo Talks Episode 12: Making UD Toilet Seats

Join SOIL’s charismatic Regional Director Theo Huitema on another adventure in EcoSan. This time Theo shows how SOIL's new vacuformer tool enables the SOIL team to make low-cost urine diversion (UD) seats. Now every part of SOIL's EcoSan toilets are made or purchased locally. Learn more about the vacufomer here (made from a vacuum cleaner, a stove top burner and a roll of aluminum foil) and watch the rest of the Theo Talk series here. Enjoy watching! Check out the entire Theo Talks series here!