Mar 01,2014

Kawama Secondary School Phase 2, 2013

Phase II of construction of a brand new secondary school school including; 1X3 classroom block, Teachers’ house, Latrines and Kitchen facilities. The school is owned and managed by UK charity PEAS.

Kawama is a poor, high-density urban compound on the edge of Ndola, a mining town on the Zambian Copperbelt. There is no secondary school serving the 7,000 residents. Children account for 75% of the population.

400 Pupils

The school will have a capacity of 400 pupils enrolled from the local community when it opens.

24 New Trainees

The trainees learnt on site and sat their TEVETA bricklaying exams in December 2013. 23 passed and have received their certificates and tool kits.

Kawama 13.08 (2) excavations 1600

Key stats & facts


Kawama Compound, Ndola, Zambia

Project start

June 2013


No Electricity


No water on site, but a hand pump has now been installed

% of children in local population

75% are children

Nearby Schools

There are no other secondary schools in Kawama

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