Donata House

Apr 20,2015

Trainees Pass Bricklaying Exams

62 of our most recent trainees have passed their TEVETA bricklaying exams – congratulations to them! [divider_flat] [divider_flat] 64 trainees sat the TEVETA bricklaying exam in December and we are very proud that 62 passed – giving an overall pass rate of 97% for 2014. [divider_flat] Those who passed will receive their tool kits and […]

Jan 12,2015

Finding a Job Workshop

Our 2014 graduate trainees have taken part in workshops to help them search, apply and secure an interview for a job in the construction industry. [divider_flat] [divider_flat] As part of our wider Training into Work programme, we support our graduate trainees as they develop their new careers as builders. [divider] The Finding a Job workshop […]

Jan 05,2015

Kaoma Community School wins Best Kept School Competition 2014

The pupils and staff at Kaoma saw off tough competition from Mikumbila and Donata schools to claim the 2014 crown. The Best Kept School Competition is held annually and is open to all schools built by Build It trainees. Entrants are judged on two main categories: maintenance of the classroom building and the development of […]

Dec 01,2014

Trainees Sit Bricklaying Exams

68 trainees took their TEVETA bricklaying exams last week, marking the end of 8 months of construction training. Our trainees have learnt a number of new skills whilst building new classroom blocks, teachers’ housing and latrines for their communities. As part of their training they have been taught a range of construction skills, including: bricklaying, […]

Oct 21,2014

Work starts on teachers’ housing at Donata

11 new trainees have started work on the house, led by Build It graduates Charity and Emeldah. Generously funded by the COINS Foundation, the 11 men and women from the local community will be trained in construction whilst they build the new house for Donata School for the Disabled. [divider] Build It graduate trainees, Charity […]