Month: October 2017

More photos from Mkei

Rains are complicating and slowing down the tank building work. Covered by a tarpaulin. Outlet for a pipe. Plastering inside. School. Guttering. Starting to cover the tank by the top piece.  

More photos from Mawanda Mkei

Building the floor of the tank. Starting with the sacks that are stretched on top of the wall grid (Florence, Tumaini and Musa). School girl harvesting from a vegetable garden at Mterini primary where the previous tank and stove were built. First the wiremesh and iron bars, then the chicken wire, and then the sacks …

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Water tank for Mawanda Mkei

Work started yesterday at Mawanda Mkei primary school in Rombo, Tanzania. Ndanu purchased materials during Friday and Saturday. The rest of the builders, that is, Florence, Ernest, Tumaini and Musa, got to the school on Saturday and started building. Here are some photos from Ndanu. Musa preparing the building site. Children inspecting the joints of …

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Fundraising for school water tanks and stoves

Liana has just opened a fundraising campaign to raise funds for building 30 cubic meter rainwater harvesting tanks and firewood saving stoves for schools in Rombo Tanzania. The campaign is here: . Water tanks and stoves are built on a cost sharing basis with the schools contributing 15 % of the total cost. One tank of …

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