Completed Projects

Jan 01,2016

Hope Community School, 2015

Previously there was: Hope is located in Kanyama, Lusaka, Zambia The school was originally built through a joint initiative between the Japanese and Zambian Governments. Hope International Zambia has been working with the school since 2009 and now teaches over 500 pupils. In 2015 Build It provided construction skills training to 20 men and women […]

Jan 21,2015

Shipungu Teachers’ House and Latrine, 2014

Previously there was: In 2012, Build It International built a rammed earth classroom block in Shipungu, Kapiri. With your support: In 2014 we built a teachers’ house and a latrine at Shipungu, training 11 men and women from the community with basic building skills. 11 trainees were trained basic building skills and bricklaying whilst building the […]

Jan 21,2015

Lupuka Community School, 2014

Previously there was: The Lupuka Community School was founded by local subsistence farming families in 1991. It consisted of two temporary classrooms constructed in 2010 from sticks and mud bricks – with heavy rains having damaged the walls and roof. The school previously had 85 girls and 65 boys enrolled and taught up to grade […]

Jan 21,2015

Chibolya Community School Phase 2, 2014

Previously: Chibolya is a community located in Mazabuka, Southern Province, there is only one other primary school in the area, serving a population of 10,000. 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 classroom block. […]

Oct 25,2014

Kabaka Community School, 2013

  Kabaka Community School 2014 Kabaka Community School is in a rural community 25km west of Kapiri Mposhi in central Zambia. The school previously used an unfinished health clinic and makeshift classrooms of sticks and grass. The quality of education was poor with many parents preferring their children to work in the fields instead of […]

Mar 01,2014

Kawama Secondary School Phase 1 & 2

Previously there was: Kawama is a poor, high-density urban compound on the edge of Ndola, a mining town on the Zambian Copperbelt. Most people work in the informal sector and there were no secondary schools serving the 7,000 residents. Children account for 75% of the population and over 20% are orphaned. Education is undoubtedly essential […]

Feb 01,2014

Kaoma Training Centre, 2012

The Kaoma training centre was built in Western Province, Zambia. It is a multi purpose centre, which hosts activities including leadership skills workshops, as well as providing valuable extra learning space for the local orphanage. Built with hydraform bricks and heat reflecting Parry Roof tiles, we have continued using our sustainable building techniques to great […]

Feb 01,2014

Shipungu Community School, 2012

Previously there was: Shipungu Community School was started by the local community over 10 years ago as there was no other school in the immediate area. The Shipungu area is named after the river which flows through the area which includes two villages, Sokoni and Juda.  There are about 800 children in the Shipungu area; almost […]

Jun 03,2013

Chansu Health Clinic, 2011

Previously there was: Many people in the Nchute area of Zambia had to walk 8 hours to get to their closest health clinic. Health facilities are limited in Zambia, where a staggering 48 newborns and 8 women die during childbirth every day. With your support: Build It worked with the local community in Nchute and […]

Jul 03,2012

Donata School for the Disabled, Phase 1&2

Previously there was: The school was established in 2004 to provide specialist pre-school and primary education support for children with a wide range of mental and physical disabilities, and is run by the inspirational Donata Kalanga, who is disabled herself. In 2010 Donata asked Build It for help with a new building as the school […]