Completed Projects

Apr 01,2017

Bissell Community School Kitchen, 2016

We worked with the local community at Bissell to build a new kitchen with rocket stoves in 2016. In 2017 we are continuing our work at Bissell, training 20 new builders and constructing a new 3 classroom block for this oversubscribed community school on the outskirts of Lusaka.

May 01,2016

Katuba Community School, 2015

Previously there was: The school was founded in 2002 because the children in the area were travelling over 8km a day to go to school. The school building was built by the community and was made of mud bricks with a thatch roof. With your support: During 2015 we helped transform the Katuba community by […]

May 01,2016

Mutaba Health Clinic, 2015

Saving Lives at The Mutaba Health Clinic Previously there was… The community had been trying to establish a clinic since 1997. They were dedicated to making the clinic a reality and had already partially completed a small building to accommodate visits from a mobile maternal child health team. Babies were weighed by hanging scales from […]

May 01,2016

Mwala Community School, Phase 1&2

Previously there was: The previous school was established in 1992 as a response to pupils having to walk 7km to get to the nearest government school. The school had an existing 1×3 classroom block and one temporary UNICEF tent. The school is located in Kapiri District, Central Province, Zambia. What we did with your support: […]

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 […]