Classes are tailored to meet your needs. Appropriate technology training takes place on a working homestead in Rush, Colorado, fifty miles east of Colorado Springs.
Helping to meet the basic physical needs for energy, shelter, food, water and waste, in any environment, are tangible ways to begin relationships and demonstrate the love of Christ.
• How to build solar electric system
• Water catchment and cisterns
• Water purification
• Gray-water systems
• Wastewater treatment
• Alternative building methods
• Passive solar design
• Low-cost building methods
• The sawdust toilet
• Composting made simple
• Food production
For almost 25 years Equip has been preparing Christian missionaries for service in remote areas. Equip training includes a wide range of practical courses under the general headings of water technology, medicine and health, sustainable agriculture, and communications. Helping to meet basic physical needs is a tangible way to begin relationships and demonstrate the love of Christ. See the Equip website for more specific information and course listings.
The same skills that allow missionaries to thrive in developing countries will make your homestead successful. Let Equip help you design a program to meet your specific needs. Equip has training facilities in North Carolina, Colorado, and Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.