It is exciting to see construction nearing completion of the new facilities at Light of Hope Community School. Over 200 children from this disadvantaged community on the edge of Livingstone will benefit from three new classrooms, latrines, hand washing facilities and teacher’s house. Delays due to the pandemic meant that much of this project was […]
In 2020, with generous support from our corporate partner BGL Group, we completed our build project at Naluyanda Community School on the northern outskirts of Lusaka. On 7 April 2021 we held a virtual event to mark the official opening of the new facilities. Each year 15 members of staff from BGL, affectionally nicknamed the […]
We are delighted to announce that work will begin in May on the new maternity ward at Libuyu Health Clinic. Libuyu Health Centre is in a heavily populated, disadvantaged community on the outskirts of Livingstone. Current facilities means the clinic is struggling to cope with providing maternal and child health, as well as TB screening, […]
17 March 2021. Your incredible support to our Safe Hands initiative, means our graduate team has now built 35 hand wash stations in schools in Zambia. And there are more on the way! Hand washing saves lives. Regular hand washing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick and prevent the […]
Hear from Build It CEO Andrew Jowett as we support and celebrate International Women’s Day 2021. Together we are #BuildingBrighterFutures for all.
Education is empowerment. On International Women’s Day 2021 we pledge our commitment to increasing the number of women we train. We #ChooseToChallenge today and everyday. So raise your hand up high to show you’re in.
International Women’s Day on 8 March 2021 celebrates the achievements of women, and calls to accelerate gender parity. This year’s theme is #ChooseToChallenge. We can all choose to challenge gender inequality, choose to celebrate women’s achievements. From challenge comes change. Raise your hand high to show you’re in. Build It works in the construction sector […]
28 February 2021. Your generous support to our Safe Hands appeal means we have been distributing more essential supplies to schools in Zambia. In February, a further eight schools benefited from face masks, soap, hand sanitizers, granular chlorine and no-contact digital thermometers to help stop the spread of Covid-19. At Bissell Community School, 453 face […]
Our last group of 2020 trainees are moving on from the Centre for Excellence to start their work placements. Work placements are a vital part of all our training courses. They enable trainees to gain further practical experience, as well as developing valuable contacts for future work. This area of work is led by our […]
22 January 2021. The reopening of schools across Zambia after the Christmas holiday has been delayed by two weeks until 1 February. This is due to the rapid increase in cases of COVID-19. The Zambian Government says that this two-week period aims to allow schools to put in place measures to help protect learners and […]