The fellow builders have started their first reconstruction project in Saint-Martin


Missioned by the Fondation de France following the passage of Irma, the association of fellow builders has already planned to rebuild eleven houses in Quartier d'Orléans.

The families who benefit from this aid have been previously selected by the Symphorien Center for Integration. The Barry family's house was severely damaged by the hurricane and constitutes the first construction site of the fellow builders. "We started the work a week ago" advance Amandine Mourgues and Frédérick Renault, respectively volunteer and technical animator at the Compagnons Bâtisseurs. They must redo the masonry, the frame, anchor it and then lay the sheet. But also adapt to the difficult conditions of supply of tools and materials: "We had to build a scaffolding and make the concrete by hand" they report. On average, fellow builders should spend fourteen days on each house. (More details on

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