Graduate Harriet
Jun 03,2021

Annual Supporter Reception, 23 June 2021 – Registration now open

You are warmly invited to our online Annual Supporter Reception on: Wednesday 23 June 2021 (18.00 -18.45 British Summer Time / 19.00 – 19.45 Central Africa Time) Registration is now open via Eventbrite. This is a free online event, open to all so please do share with others. You’ll see how your support is building brighter […]

Trainees at Centre for Excellence
May 25,2021

Save the date – 23 June 2021

Join us for our Annual Supporter Reception, live from Zambia and the UK. See how your support is #BuildingBrighterFutures 23 June 2021 18.00 – 18.45 British Summer Time / 19.00 – 19.45 Central Africa Time Save the date, more details to follow shortly! Insaka We were delighted that so many of you joined our online […]

New hand wash station at Light of Hope Community School
May 15,2021

Forty hand wash stations completed!

14 May 2021. As a result of your amazing response to our Safe Hands appeal, we have reached our target of building 40 hand wash stations in schools in Zambia. These are helping to protect over 27,000 children across 26 schools from the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. The majority of the hand […]

Progress on construction of the office at the Centre for Excellence
May 11,2021

Key milestone reached in office build

The roof is going up on the office at our Centre for Excellence, marking a key milestone in this build project. Progress has been challenging, with complications caused by COVID-19 and a heavy rainy season. But work continues at pace and the project is now due to be finished by July. The design of the […]

Mr Micheal Mwamba ZNPHI Disease Surveillance Officer giving a talk on Covid-19
May 04,2021

Dispelling the myths – Safe Hands workshops

4 May 2021. Ensuring schools have accurate information on COVID-19 is essential to help keep children, teachers and communities safe. As the pandemic has spread, so too has misleading information around COVID-19. False claims continue to circulate resulting in many people struggling to know who or what to believe. We wanted to ensure that schools […]

Fixing the purlins on the new classrooms at Light of Hope Community School
Apr 11,2021

Completion in sight at Light of Hope

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 […]

Group photo of children outside Naluyanda Community School
Apr 09,2021

The official opening of Naluyanda Primary School

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 […]

Apr 06,2021

Libuyu Health Clinic

We are delighted to announce that work is beginning 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, […]

Pupils washing their hands at the new hand wash station at Mukuyu Community School
Mar 17,2021

35 hand wash stations now completed!

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 […]

Andrew Jowett raising his hand in support of International Women's Day 2021
Mar 09,2021

CEO Andrew Jowett marks IWD2021

Hear from Build It CEO Andrew Jowett as we support and celebrate International Women’s Day 2021. Together we are #BuildingBrighterFutures for all.