Jan 21,2015

Chibolya Community School Phase 2, 2014

A new hexagonal two classroom block to provide extra capacity at a growing community school. We also built a kitchen to provide meals for the pupils. The school was supported by Zambia Orphans of AIDS (ZOA).

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The story of Chibolya

We first worked in Chibolya in 2011, completing a new two-classroom primary school building as well as a nursery building. Having expanded, the school then needed a new 1×2 classroom block.

100 more Pupils

The school previously had 228 Pupils enrolled. The new 1×2 classroom block provided an additional 100 places at the school and allowed the school to teach grades 5-9.

20 Trainees

20 men and women from the local community were selected to join our training into work programme. The trainees learned on site and took their TEVETA bricklaying exam when their training was completed.

Chibolya 14.09.03. Kitchen and 1X2 1600

Key stats & facts

Here are some key stats and facts about the Chibolya community before our project began


Mazabuka, Southern Province, Zambia

Project start

April 2014


Mains electricity on site


Hand pump installed by Build It in 2011

Nearby Schools

There is only one other primary school in the area for a population of 10,000

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