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Currently, shelters in southern Africa are very minimalist. The shelters are not very strong, durable, portable, or waterproof. They are typically made of wood, grass, and materials gathered from nearby areas. The nomadic “hunter-gatherer” way of life requires rebuilding of shelter after every relocation. The new portable home design consists of a collection of leaf shaped canvas parts shaped like a sector of a circle. These will fold and unfold in a circular fashion in order to provide a dome shaped shelter. The material will be thin and lightweight, allowing for easy portability. Slits that naturally exist 360° along the lower portion of the deployed shelter provide ventilation which is essential in the hot African climate. A transparent ring joins the “leaves” of the home, and allows light to enter during the day. Waterproof canvas material makes up the majority of the shelter in order to provide protection from heavy rains. Implementation of the design can be made possible by aid from charity organizations that provide help for the area. Packages can be airdropped or transported by ship along the coast of southern African areas that require assistance. The deployable shelters can be distributed on a need basis for families that require aid, or are experiencing the effects of a natural disaster.