Real Progress – the Ntahtekah project

It was very exciting and encouraging to see how the community has come out to help on this project – our biggest school building project to date.  This is Participatory Development at its very best!

The ground floor construction (three classrooms) is now complete and the next stage was to ‘deck’ it ready to construct the second storey.  This required a lot of manual labour – moving blocks, mixing concrete and getting it all up onto the deck.  The community turned out in force this week and the work was finished within two days.  No builders’ radios blaring out on this worksite – just the women singing their encouragement – as well as helping with the labouring.

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