Oct 06,2020

Work commences at Light of Hope School

We are delighted to announce that our work at Light of Hope School down in Livingstone has started. COVID-19 has delayed the build, but the ground has now been marked out and foundations are being dug for the new classrooms, latrines and teacher’s accommodation. The new facilities will make a huge difference to the education […]

Oct 02,2020

Hand washing stations completed at Moomba Schools

2 October 2020. As well as supporting schools we have worked with in the past, our Safe Hands Appeal is an opportunity to expand support to other schools in the local area. Situated just over 4km from our Centre for Excellence, Moomba Primary and Moomba Boarding Secondary Schools are large, Government run schools with a […]

Oct 01,2020

Suspended slab success

Our construction training centre, our ‘Centre for Excellence’, is at the heart of our vision of providing skills training to young people in Zambia. This year work at the Centre has focused on the construction of the Build It office. Covering 245m2, the new space will enable us to bring staff currently based off site, […]

Sep 25,2020

Supporter Reception 2020

It was fantastic that so many of you could join us for our first-ever virtual event on 25 June 2020. We enjoyed it so much we’re doing another one soon – watch out for details! Missed the first one? You can still catch it here:     Thank you again to Danni Menzies for kindly […]

Sep 25,2020

New hand washing stations for the children at Kamaila

25 September 2020. Schools are reopening in Zambia and thanks to your support, children can safely return to their classrooms. Through our Safe Hands appeal, the first group hand washing stations have been built at Kamaila Primary and Secondary schools. The stations allow 18 children to wash their hands with clean water all at the […]

Sep 17,2020

Safe Hands workshop for local schools

17 September 2020. We recently arranged a one-day workshop for teachers and school administrators on preventing the spread of COVID19. Held at Shifwankula Primary School, 24 representatives attended the session from across the 11 schools who recently received supplies as part of our Safe Hands appeal. Facilitated by Mrs Winfridah W Mulenga (Senior Health Promotions […]

Sep 03,2020

Children at Machaya teach us how to stay safe

3 September 2020. Our Community Development Team has been busy continuing the distribution of vital supplies to local schools in the Chibombo and Chilanga districts as part of our Safe Hands Appeal. The team visited Munkolo Primary School, as well as re-visiting schools that we have recently worked with including Machaya Community School, Kamaila Primary […]

Aug 27,2020

New skills, new facilities

27 August 2020. Six Build It graduates are receiving additional training as part of our Safe Hands programme to build group hand washing stations in local schools. It means new skills to help them find work; it means new facilities to improve the health of children in their communities. The six graduates will be divided […]

Aug 21,2020

Supplies to schools

21 August 2020. As well as building permanent hand washing stations for local schools, your generous support to our Safe Hands appeal means we can also provide some more immediate help to schools. Our team has been busy delivering supplies to Shifwankula Primary and Secondary Schools, Moomba Primary and Secondary Schools and Muwanjuni Primary School. […]

Aug 05,2020

Safe hands at Shifwankula Secondary School

5 August 2020. Many schools in Zambia do not have enough or adequate hand washing facilities, vital in the battle against COVID-19. Schools like Shifwankula Secondary School. Situated 10km from our Centre for Excellence, this large Government run school has 1,424 pupils from grades 8 – 12. Its Primary School has 3,556 pupils registered. We […]