Build It International works in Zambia where there is a need for affordable housing, schools and clinics.
Please visit our Current Projects page to see a map of our project locations.
The current population of Zambia stands at approximately 14.3 million. The capital, Lusaka, is located in the southern area of the central district.
Bemba is the most common language within Zambia, amongst a host of various languages. Christianity is the most popular religion with 50-75% of the population –second Islam and Hindism approximately 25%-49%.
The Zambian flag holds key facts about the Country.
The green represents Zambia’s natural resources and vegetation; the red symbolises the struggle for freedom, black the population of Zambia, and orange the country’s mineral wealth. The eagle represents the people’s ability to rise above the nation’s problems.
Zambia is a democratically stable country with a rich cultural and historic background. There has been steady growth in Zambia’s economy, which has occurred over the past 7 years with increasing GDP.
Despite this, poverty is still widespread throughout Zambia with 50 % unemployment rate affecting the futures of young men and women.
Some quick facts about why we work in Zambia: