Johnny Anderton

Johnny Anderton is a social entrepreneur and innovator committed to developing simple, cost effective ideas to improve the lives of those living in informal settlements. Johnny is the brain behind the ‘EarthbagBuild System’. The innovation is a straightforward construction system that combines ancient building techniques with 21st century technology. While the idea of building structures out of layered sacks filled with readily available materials is in no way a new one, and was commonly employed in military bunker construction and flood control, the EarthBagBuild’s locally developed and patented high strength polypropylene bag created with recycled materials does make it unique and an innovation worthy of attention.