George Secondary School Phase II

Apr 09,2014

Trainees achievements recognised at recent graduation ceremonies

The awards are an important part of our graduation ceremonies and recognise Build It trainees who have excelled during the training programme. The awards are given in three categories: leadership, commitment and “most improved”. [divider] Leadership The three trainees who won the award for leadership were: Mirriam Mulenga (Kawama), Dennis Lupupa (George) and Emmanuel Mukuka […]

Mar 27,2014

Big smiles at Graduation Ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies for our trainees have taken place in Ndola and Kabaka. The ceremonies took place at the schools the trainees helped to build. Every trainee was presented with a certificate of completion and their own tool kit, consisting of a brick bolster, float, hammer, shovel, trowel, chisel, mallet and spirit level. [divider] The tool […]

Feb 25,2014

Girls’ Dormitory Completed at George

The second wing at the girls’ dormitory has been completed and is fully occupied by 46 new pupils. Earlier this year Build It Trustee Liz Mayhew visited some of the girls at the school to find out what their school life is like and their aspirations for the future: [divider] George Secondary School caters for […]

Great Progress at George
Oct 22,2013

Great Progress at George

Our 24 trainees have transformed the George site by creating blocks, digging excavations and laying the foundations for the new buildings. The building site is one of our largest to date, with five buildings going up simultaneously. These include: a new 1X3 classroom, school office, an extension to the dormitory, a three bedroom staff house, […]

Sep 27,2013

Construction of George in Full Swing

Our chief executive Andrew Jowett, flew out to Zambia to see how our projects are getting on. He reports that George Secondary School Phase II is now in full swing. The main contractor on the 1×3 classroom block, Kaopacs, has overseen excavation work and the footings. There are 20 trainees now working on the project […]

Jul 31,2013

Rapid progress at George Dormitory

The final wing of the girl’s dormitory at George Secondary School has shot up since work began last month. The wing is an extension to the dormitory that was built in 2011, during phase I of construction. [divider] The extension will create a further 46 places for girls at the successful new secondary school in […]