Sep 30,2016

Trainees begin bricklaying at at Chitukuko

Working hard since July, the trainees have begun to lay the walls of the new school. Build It International is building a new school and providing building skills training to twenty people from the local area who will build the new school, teacher’s house and sanitation block. It is our hope that the new primary […]

Aug 08,2016

Construction and training underway at Chitukuko Community School

Twenty trainees have been selected and are digging the excavations of a new three classroom block, teachers house and latrine. Chitukuko is a new community of about 3,000 people, located about 20km west of Lusaka. It was established by the forced relocation of over 500 families when the land they previously occupied was sold. There […]

Apr 25,2016

Introducing Chitukuko Community School

We are working with a community of displaced people at Chitukuko to help them build a new school. Chitukuko is a new community of about 3,000 people, 20km west of Zambia’s capital, Lusaka. Over 500 families have been forced to relocate from their homes because the land where they lived had been sold to a […]

Mar 02,2016

Construction completed at Mwala

The construction of three new classrooms has been completed at Mwala Community School, where over 500 pupils urgently needed new classrooms because they were learning in temporary tents. Build It International worked with the Mwala community and 20 local trainee builders to build fit for purpose classrooms. The pupils and teachers are delighted with the […]

Jan 20,2016

The Force is strong with this fundraiser

Stuart Hanley dressed as Darth Vader and ran in York’s Brass Monkey Half Marathon to help fund Mutaba Health Clinic in partnership with the BGL Group. Stuart, who works for Minster Law, is part of a team of BGL Group employees who are giving their time and efforts to help fundraise towards the life-changing project […]

Dec 03,2015

Pupils from Katuba thank Build It Supporters

Pupils have written letters to thank everyone who has supported their new school. 20 trainee builders selected from the local community are constructing a new classroom, latrine, teachers’ house and water pump in remote Katuba community. Over 135 pupils are currently enrolled at the school. The building currently used as a classroom is not adequate […]

Oct 30,2015

Congratulations to Hope trainees

All 20 trainees at the Hope Community School Project in Lusaka have officially passed their bricklaying trade exams – congratulations to them! The eight women and twelve men will receive their tool kits and certificates at graduation ceremonies held in the coming months. The passing of exams is just the start of the journey for […]

Oct 16,2015

Classrooms taking shape at Mwala

The construction of three new classrooms has reached roof level at Mwala Community School, where over 500 pupils urgently need new classrooms because they are learning in temporary tents. Build It International are working with the Mwala community and 20 local trainee builders to build new fit for purpose classrooms. The trainee builders are growing […]

Sep 30,2015

Hope for trainees in Lusaka

Twenty trainees at the Hope Community School have completed their construction training and have taken their TEVETA (Technical Education, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training Authority) bricklaying exams. [divider] [divider] The trainees are awaiting the results of the exam which will be published by TEVETA in the near future. Trainees who pass the TEVETA bricklaying exam will […]

Sep 25,2015

Katuba has clean water for the first time

A new water pump has been installed in the remote community of Katuba. This is the first time that the community with over 1,000 people have had access to a clean and safe water source. [divider] [divider] Installing a new water pump can bring life changing benefits, clean water reduces the risk of getting water-related […]