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 in confidence and experience every day and the standard of their work has been good.
The community have been providing support and have contributed their time, helping to sieve the earth that is used to produce earth bricks and breaking up stones that are used in cement. The trainees have now built the walls and have begun to start work installing the roof. Six trainees will receive additional rough carpentry training during the roofing stage.
The Headmistress at Mwala Community School, Mrs. Muntengu, is looking forward to moving pupils out of the temporary tents and using the new purpose built classrooms where the pupils will be able to focus on their lessons and studying.