We believe that everybody has the right to a good education, access to health facilities and a solid home to live in. Yet, for so many people in sub-Saharan Africa this is simply not the case.
Build It International provides a practical and sustainable response to the chronic need for basic infrastructure and jobs in sub-Saharan Africa.
Our vision is a world in which schools, clinics, affordable housing and other essential facilities are available to all.
We focus our work in Zambia, where half of the adult population is unemployed.
Around 64% of people live in poverty. Yet, there is a massive skills shortage in the construction sector and a desperate need for more classrooms, health facilities and acceptable housing.
By building schools, health facilities and housing with local materials and sustainable technologies we aim to help communities access the facilities they need.
On every project we train local men and women in building skills and help them turn their training into work.
Since 2006 we have helped to build brighter futures for 124,000 people, training over 200 new builders and delivering 22 building projects.
We have an office both in the UK and Zambia and will soon be expanding into a second country.
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