• Masonry Class – Technical School

    Masonry is an Important Trade in Haiti

    Masonry is an important trade in Haiti. The government just recently released building codes, so it will make things easier to teach not only to the curriculum but to the new standards. The students will learn the methodology but become “hands on” proficient in the masonry systems. It will include concrete ratios, slab prep and pour, reinforcement, column and beam fabrication, brick work, block laying, pargeting, and much more.

    Student kit includes:

    Safety glasses / gloves
    Ear plugs
    Tool Apron
    Pencil / marker
    Tape measure / mason’s ruler
    Hammer / nail puller
    Chalk box / plumb bob
    Utility knife
    9” mason brick trowel
    Mason’s line & blocks
    Rubber boots
    8” torpedo level

    Each student kit is $135. Please consider donating to sponsor a student, or take a look at the needed equipment list and donate towards a larger tool or equipment that will be used in training students from multiple classes.

    Additional needs specific for the masonry lab:

    Levels 48”/ 24” $140.00
    Masonry / wood chisels $50.00
    Framing squares w/ stair gauges $55.00
    Wrecking /wonder bars $40.00
    Trowels / floats / edgers $400.00
    Concrete mixer $2500.00
    Mason hammers (asst.) / sledge $200.00
    Power trowel $2000.00
    Power screed / aluminum screeds $1500.00
    Form stakes / tie wire / pliers $200.00
    Rebar / bolt cutters $340.00
    Angle Grinders
    Cut-off Saw
    Drill / Drivers
    Socket set / Wrenches $80.00
    Mechanical tools $80.00
    Blades/ bits / drills / tips $100.00
    Saws circular
    Portable band saw
    Reciprocating saw
    Air Compressor
    Misc. materials / supplies $400.00
    Generator…not included here

    Items in RED are available at Home Depot
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    Items are available online at homedepot.com
    Username 1haitichildsponsor@gmail.com
    Password Easydoesit1

    Items are listed under LaCroix Vocational School

    Each item has a description and a quantity
    listed alongside it. Select to the cart. Ship to……
    Emex Inc / Daniel Beck
    7829 NW 72nd Avenue
    Miami, FL. 33166
    United States

    Use whatever form of payment you choose. Please send a copy of your purchase to Dan Beck at beckbuilders@gmail.com and copy Friends of Haiti at 1haitichildsponsor@gmail.com. Items will be shipped from Florida on a weekly basis. This is a tried and trusted shipper. You will receive an assessment for your delivery and duty charges to Haiti upon shipment, payable to FOH. friendsofhaiti.org. Items displaying a dollar amount will be purchased in Haiti… Please see the funding guidelines on this site.

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