School Furniture

Project Leaders

  • Dr. Eva Haviarova
  • Dr. Carl A. Eckelman (Professor emeritus)

The specialist are helping communities in less-fortunate areas to construct school furniture that are strong, more durable and more affordable.

Using low-end technologies and residue materials, we successfully built strong, durable, affordable school furniture and residential furniture in countries such as Costa Rica, Jamaica, Uganda, and Afghanistan.

This system is also feasible for furniture production in the USA.

For more information, read our free Purdue Extension Publication on the Education Store: How to Build a Simple Chair for Schools or Homes in Disadvantaged Areas of the World Using Local Resources and Low-End Technology

Three photos showing wood desks and chairs with students sitting in the wood chairs.