For its Environmental Sustainability Plan through the establishment of its Sustainable Ecotourism and Environment-based Innovations Demonstration (SEED) Farm, Mahintana FOundation, Inc. participated in the Bamboo Bootcamp: Carpentry Crash Course Training on May 5-8, 2021 at Montenawin Eco-Resort & Restaurant/ Brgy. Baganihan, Marilog District, Davao City. Bamboo Bootcamp is a non-profit organization based in Davao City which specializes in bamboo building fundamentals.
Bamboo Carpentry Crash Course is a 4-day intensive training highlighting the essentials in building with bamboo through traditional and contemporary construction techniques. During the workshop, the participants were tasked to build a medium-sized bamboo structure.
Mahintana staff completed the carpentry module which included lectures on bamboo building properties, treatment and treatment methods, and lashing technique (ropemanship) and practical demos on using power tools, joinery and connections, bamboo splitting, methods for walls, floors, etc.