Completed Projects

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

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 half of the […]

Jun 03,2013

Chansu Health Clinic, 2011

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. Build It worked with the local community in Nchute and the Ministry of Health for Chongwe […]

Jul 03,2012

Donata School for the Disabled, 2012

The school opened in July 2012 to Donata’s joy. Donata School for the Disabled is the only school for 100 miles to provide specialist education for children with disabilities. In Zambia, families tend to focus their limited resources on their able-bodied children, and with limited educational facilities disabled children have few opportunities. The school is currently […]

Feb 01,2011

Chibolya Community School, 2011

Chibolya Community School is located in a peri-urban compound outside Mazabuka in the Southern province. Historically, school provision in the area has been wholly inadequate. There was only one government primary school in the area and there is and no secondary school, for a population of up to 10,000. CEHO (Chibolya Education and Health Organisation), […]

Feb 01,2011

George Secondary School Phase 1, 2011

Build It International worked with UK charity PEAS to set up a new secondary school in Twapia, Ndola on the Copperbelt in Zambia. The school, which is run by PEAS, was their first project outside Uganda, where they run nine schools. The school provides a high quality secondary education in an area with a population […]

Feb 01,2011

Kaoma Community School Phase 2, 2011

Phase one of this project saw two specialised classrooms completed in July 2011. The second phase of our work at Kaoma created 3 new multipurpose classrooms for Kaoma Community School. Kaoma is a town in Western Province, Zambia. High numbers of children in the area and the success of the school have resulted in a […]

Feb 01,2011

Kaoma Community School Phase 1, 2011

Build It International have completed two classrooms for science and home economics at this large, established community school in Western Province. New classrooms were needed because demand for places at this successful school is increasing. Work started on site in August 2010 and continued, after a break for the rainy season, in May 2011. The […]

Feb 01,2010

Makangwe Community School, 2010

In February 2011, two new classrooms, an office and a teacher’s house were completed at this rural community school 25km south of Zambia’s capital Lusaka. The project took nine months to complete. It has allowed the school to offer 20 additional places and is still growing. The school was opened with a spectacular ceremony on […]

Feb 01,2010

Chainda Community School, 2010

Previously: The community school serves a very poor urban compound on the edge of the capital, Lusaka, and gives priority to orphans and vulnerable children. With your support: The school is operated by the local community with support from Zambian Open Community Schools. The school was built using our unique hexagonal ‘Cool School’ design with […]