In this video I am talking about Self-construction or autoconstruccion in Spanish. With no help from the government this is the only solution for low income people to find shelter. I went to a village called Totolapan in the state of Morelos about 1h30 out of Mexico city, in this area people have suffered a lot from the 2017 earthquake. They lost everything.
The NGO Casa y Ciudad is helping them to rebuild their houses, by giving them social and financial assistance, technical support. They are using a method called participatory design design in order to build houses that fulfill the needs of the community.
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