The need for frames

Frames are not supplied with the hundreds of thousands

of tarpaulins provided to displaced families every year

The result is poorly constructed unsafe shelters

The ReciproBoo Shelter Kit (RSK) provides an innovative solution to this problem.


The unique roof of the RSK defines
it from any other shelter or tent.

to build this shelter

first choose your resource


THE BAMBOO RSK the next phase, direct assistance



ReciproBoo training workshops

successfully build 4 unit classroom and demonstrate the storm shelter

NGOs attend Myanmar training

Training of aid agencies and NGO staff.

deployment of
> 100 bamboo RSKs

The first Disaster Preparedness Program has been completed for families at risk of flooding in the Myanmar Delta


ReciproBoo Shelter Kit

Aid Innovation Award Winner

"The Aid Innovation
Challenge aims to find the next
big invention to impact the
delivery of Aid”

Latest news


IFRC publish bamboo reciprocal frame roof shelter guide based on the ReciproBoo Shelter Kit (RSK)

Overview of ReciproBoo shelter

Why is the ReciproBoo Shelter Kit (RSK) so different?

The ReciproBoo Shelter Kit (RSK) is an upgradeable shelter... not a tent

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This Red Cross video shows why the RSK is needed.
These shelters in Haiti would not have collapsed if they had been built with a reciprocal roof.

Reference section

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